Hispanic Heritage Month: How Sol of el Barrio adds representation for Afro-Latino community

Hispanic Heritage Month

PIX11 is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month, which means it’s time to get your dancing shoes on and get ready to shake those hips

But Latinx culture is more than the music and the moves, it’s about the pride and representation. We saw the backlash created over the lack of Afro-Latinos cast in the summer blockbuster “In the Heights.”

Award winning choreographer Maria Torres is stepping in to fill the void with her latest project and she spoke with PIX11 News about what inspired it. 

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