Why Rita Moreno was WRONG

2021-06-19T00:40:09+00:00June 19th, 2021|

This is an important article from CNN, titled “Why Rita Moreno's comment about 'In the Heights' was terribly wrong” by Natasha S. Alford. Moreno said that the cast was not Black enough. They were mostly light-skinned Hispanics. That would make them mostly Multiracial and I, for one, am offended by the remark. You can read the story here: https://www.cnn.com/2021/06/17/opinions/rita-moreno-in-the-heights-colorism-alford/   Susan Graham for Project RACE

It’s Famous Friday!

2018-09-27T21:35:04+00:00September 27th, 2018|

Lin-Manuel Miranda   Hamilton finally came to Cleveland and my family is now obsessed. The play, which has been acclaimed as a pop culture phenomenon, totally lived up to the hype and left me in awe of the brilliance of it’s creator, Lin-Manuel Miranda! Lin-Manuel is an multi-award-winning composer, lyricist, and actor born on January 16, 1980. He’s best known (to me, at least) for creating and starring in Broadway musicals In the Heights and Hamilton. Hamilton has won a ton of awards. It was awarded the 2016 Pulitzer Prize in Drama and earned a record-breaking 16 [...]

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