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In The Heights: What Fans Are Saying About Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Movie Musical

The conversation became amplified after The Root interviewed the cast about the gap in representation, pointing out that many of the Latinx actors in the film were light-skinned and white passing. Chu’s response, along with some of the cast’s answers, angered some members of the community that felt underrepresented. It lead to Black Latinx people, including those who know the Washington Heights community, to be disappointed:

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