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From “Our Latin Thing” to “In the Heights:” Colorism & Criticism

I’ve always said that history repeats itself but in different ways. The recent bruhaha over “In the Heights” has crystalized that adage.

Today’s criticisms over the movie’s lack of Afro-Latinos are the antithesis of the strong opinions against the 1972 movie “Our Latin Thing/Nuestra Cosadepicting…

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