The copy-and-paste images Hollywood redundantly force feeds may leave you feeling as though there are limited depictions of your cultural identity. Too often our true stories aren’t white enough to flash across glitzy big-budget screens, leaving the Latinx community with an overall lackluster cinema experience. Many creatives have utilized their #brownpride by taking matters into their own hands and illustrating our narrative authentically.  

Click play on these five web series that are must-sees for every Latinx.

Dating Has No Merci

Attempting to maintain a genuine connection in the digital age is as humbling as a text message to bae being answered with only a read receipt. In her comedic web series, Dating Has No Merci, Washington Heights native, Sasha Merci, perfectly exemplifies how petty millennial dating becomes. She may be easy on the eyes, but watching her stumble through obstacles like unfit relationships, angering a bruja, and stretching half-full pockets in NYC, is utterly cringe-worthy. You don’t want to miss the hilarious dominicana in action.

About The Author

Bianca Alysse is a creatively driven Bronx-born writer and editor. Before becoming The Knockturnal‘s music editor she served as Latina‘s creative coordinator and was a contributor at Billboard. The Boricua scribe has a lengthy resume in the music industry and has penned for Universal Music Publishing Group, Epic Records, G.O.O.D. Music, Compound Entertainment, Artistry & Récords, and Arcade Creative Group. Her work has been seen on platforms like VIBE, mitú, TIDAL, Remezcla, and behind the scenes at New York Fashion Week. As an independent contractor, she has written for Sony Music Entertainment’s global business affairs department, Warner Music Group, and currently Roc Nation.

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