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Lin-Manuel Miranda: Latino Public Intellectual (Part 3)

[Editorial note: this is the third in a series of guest posts by Kahlil Chaar-Pérez. Here are links to Part 1 and Part 2.] Lin-Manuel Miranda: Latino Public Intellectual (Part 3) by Kahlil Chaar-Pérez The enduring significance of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Hamilton in the U.S. mainstream public was recently reiterated by the uproar surrounding Mike Pence’s attendance to the Broadway musical. Voiced in the name of “diverse America,” the cast’s moving plea to the Vice-President elect turned Broadway momentarily into a mirror of the sociopolitical debates that have unfolded as a result of Donald Trump’s electoral victory. The actors’s words articulated Read more