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John Leguizamo (left), Rita Moreno, Dolores del Rio, Katy Jurado, Edward James Olmos and Ariana DeBose (top) are Hollywood legends. Mike Gallegos for NPR hide caption

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Latino legends helped pave the way in Hollywood, but the road is still rocky

Latinos have been part of Hollywood since the silent film era but are still underrepresented in front of and behind the camera.

U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona spoke to NPR during the Pittsburgh stop of his back-to-school bus tour. Joshua Roberts/Getty Images hide caption

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Education Secretary Cardona takes NPR's questions about Biden's student loan plan

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John Leguizamo (left), Rita Moreno, Dolores del Rio, Katy Jurado, Edward James Olmos and Ariana DeBose (top) are Hollywood legends. Mike Gallegos for NPR hide caption

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Latino legends helped pave the way in Hollywood, but the road is still rocky

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The woman identified in court papers as Esther (far right) was among Haitian migrants who say they were threatened by Border Patrol agents on horseback last September as they tried to return to a makeshift camp in Del Rio, Texas. PAUL RATJE/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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After Del Rio, some Haitian migrants found safety in the U.S. But many have not

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