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'In The Heights' Creator Apologizes For Lack Of Darker-Skinned Latin American Cast

The new movie musical “In the Heights” was celebrated for its joyous depiction of a Latin American neighborhood in New York City. But it’s also been criticized for failing to represent the Afro-Latinos who actually live there.

NPR TV critic Eric Deggans weighs in on this and other media controversies.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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