Sesame Street now celebrating 50 years on television, has been a force in Latino representation
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Sesame Street, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary on television this year, hasn’t just been a program that has educated and entertained children for decades—it’s also been a groundbreaking force in terms of Latino representation.

“I was a child of the ‘50s, and I watched a lot of TV,” Emmy-winning writer and actress Sonia Manzano told NBC News. “Back then, Latinos were invisible. I used to feel like I was the only Puerto Rican in the world.” Little did she know that she’d be the one to...

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