Representation of diverse people in media does matter, and as Anna Akana calls out, we learn our place in the world based on what we consume. Listen in as Anna breaks down her experience of feeling invisible growing up with few role models that she identified with, as well as her experience not being able to audition for the full range of characters as other actors because of her race.

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