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Disney’s ‘Gotta Kick It Up!’ Was a Celebration of Latinx Resilience

The movie centered around a dance competition, but the dynamics between Latinx students and White saviors were hard to miss

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MyMy native language, Spanish, is one of the most beautiful languages I’ve ever heard. I grew up in San…

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Alicia Ramírez

Alicia Ramírez

Alicia Ramírez is a New York-based writer covering theatre, identity, and culture.

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