Cierra Ramirez is one of the most adorable and relatable people on TV right now. She is voicing Marvel’s first queer Latina superhero, America Chavez, in an animated series. She is also a major character in “The Fosters” as Mariana Adams Foster. Her character is so important that Freeform is even making a spinoff series featuring her and Maia Mitchell’s characters a few years into the future.
But first, we take you back in time and discuss why Ramirez matters to the Latino community.