Eva Longoria Hopes ‘Black and Brown Communities’ Will ‘Link Arms’ to Fight Racism | Video

BE Conference 2020: Actress, director, producer and activist also highlighted the need for more equality on screen and in positions of power

Speaking to TheWrap on Monday, Eva Longoria called on Hollywood to do more to actively fight racism, and said that specifically, she hopes the Latino community will “link arms” with the Black community as part of that fight.

“Our industry is so intersectional. Our lives are intersectional, and so our media should reflect that. Our media, what we create in Hollywood, needs to service the people who consume it, and people who consume it are mostly people of people of color,” she told TheWrap editor-in-chief Sharon Waxman during Monday’s keynote conversation at Be Conference 2020.

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Beatrice Verhoeven

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