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:


Susan Graham for Project RACE