The 2016 Election Felt “Like a Death,” America Ferrera

America Ferrera, the Emmy Award-winning star of Ugly Betty, talks about the ugly realities of racism and sexism that came into full focus during the 2016 presidential campaign.

America Ferrera

Actress and Activist

For her starring role in Ugly Betty, America Ferrera became the first Latina to win an Emmy for Outstanding Actress. Over the years, the Superstore star has balanced a career of acting and activism that includes being a founding member of the Time’s Up campaign in 2018.

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