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    Dr. Noriega in Wrap Pro: “How ‘In the Heights’ Could Flip the Script on Hollywood’s Sketchy History With Latino Culture”


    Chon Noriega, professor at the UCLA School of Theater, Film, and Television and former director of the UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center, said that “In The Heights” is a welcome counter to Hollywood’s decades-long tendency to not only stereotype Latinos as maids, gang-bangers and sex symbols but also to homogenize the various cultures of Latin America even in films that show that culture in a positive light.