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Gerald Horne presides at “The Haunting of Lin-Manuel Miranda” by Ishmael Reed

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Gerald Horne, historian and prolific author–most recently, of The Dawning of the Apocalypse–appears in this Powerhouse Arena launch for the publication of The Haunting of Lin-Manuel Miranda, a play written by poet, essayist, and playwright Ishmael Reed. Originally produced at the Nuyorican Poets Café, The Haunting dismantles the phenomenon of Lin-Manuel Miranda and the Broadway hit musical, Hamilton. Reed uses the musical’s crimes against history to insist on a radical, cleareyed look at our past.

The launch begins with an introduction by Chris Molnar. Watch, below, or at The Powerhouse Arena

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