• Melissa Barrera On 'In The Heights,' Microaggressions, & Representing Latinx Culture

    2 days ago - By Elite Daily

    In this as-told-to for Más Que Suficiente, More Than Enough, an Elite Daily series celebrating Latinx culture, In the Heights star Melissa Barrera talks to Senior Entertainment Editor Jonathan Borge about moving from Mexico to the United States as an adult and how that shaped her understanding of identity. This interview has been edited and condensed for clarity. Para leer este ensayo en español, desliza hacia abajo. I was born and raised in Monterrey, Mexico, and I lived there until I graduated high school. As soon as I was old enough to walk, I was out in the neighborhood, drawing with...
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