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Op-Ed: ‘Bordertown’ writers Lalo Alcaraz and Gustavo Arellano are battling to diversify Hollywood--one joke at a time

‘Bordertown’
J.C. and Becky on “Bordertown.”
(Fox)

As the #OscarsSoWhite hashtag gets another workout this year, television can be faster off the mark on social matters if it chooses to – and Fox Television chose to take on the burgeoning Latino demographic with the animated sitcom “Bordertown.” Fox recruited, for its writers room, from outside Hollywood: Gustavo Arellano, the editor of the OC Weekly, and Lalo Alcaraz, creator of the syndicated comic strip “La Cucaracha.”


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