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Trivia / On My Block

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  • Dawson Casting: The main cast begin the series as freshmen (fourteen to fifteen years old) in high school. Their actors, while young looking, were either in their late teens or early twenties when the series began.
  • Fake Mixed Race: Monse is an Afro-Latina (mix of African-American and Latina.) However, her actress, Sierra Capri, is just African-American.
  • Fake Nationality:
    • Though she plays a Latina in this series, Ronni Hawk has no Latina or Hispanic heritage. She has English, German and Italian ancestry.
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    • Julia Whitman, who's implied to be Latina is played by Lisa Marcos, who's Portuguese.

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