This is an important milestone because representation in media matters. It has an impact in the real world, beyond the screen.
Ally Hirschlag, Upworthy
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Sprockets. GIF from "Saturday Night Live."
September 13, 2016 | "Saturday Night Live" just hired its first-ever Latina cast member, so now's the time on Sprockets when we dance!
But seriously, folks, this is huge wonderful news that's been a LONG time coming. In its 41 years on air, SNL has only had two Latino cast members: Horatio Sanz and Fred Armisen.
The long-awaited addition of a Latina cast member shows the landscape of racial diversity on television is slowly but surely widening.
Ally Hirschlag: My desire to find and celebrate the many good things people are doing in this world led me to writing. If you're fighting for gender equality, to help our furry friends, and to save our planet, we should hang out. When I'm not writing, I'm usually making up silly voices or yelling at my TV.
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