After taking a few weeks off, Latino Rebels Radio is back with a new show and a new producer, Oscar Fernández. In Oscar’s production debut, we talk about the latest regarding the film “In the Heights” and how the centuries-old issue of colorism in casting has resurfaced. Host Julio Ricardo Varela welcomes Omaris Z. Zamora, Assistant Professor of LCS and Africana Studies at Rutgers University, to discuss.
Featured image: This image released by Warner Bros. Pictures shows Anthony Ramos, foreground left, and Melissa Barrera in a scene from “In the Heights.” (Macall Polay/Warner Bros. Entertainment via AP)
Latino Rebels Radio is produced by Oscar Fernández of the Latino Media Collective.
Music courtesy of La Plebe.
It’s very difficult for a Nation America who only concerns are The Needs and Well being of “Whites and Blacks’ ONLY to see Latinos and Latinas in a “Human Cultural Image”. America has not WELCOME Latinos even those who like Puerto Ricans and Mexicans who continue to Die in USA Home made Wars to protect The Rights of Whites and Black People” only. Our Culture and History and Injustices continue struggles are NOT A “MATTER OF CONCERN” for this USA. Fact Latinos killed by police are treated as “sub-Humans” compare to others. WE MUST TAKE CONTROL OF OUR CULTURE,HISTORY and Struggles,National Identity. WE CAN NOT LEAVE THAT to
NON Latinos. WE MUST OWN WHO WE ARE AS LATINO AMERICANS AND OUR NATIVE AMERICAN ROOTS.
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