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West side story and the music man: whiteness, immigration, and race in the us themes, including the insidious interconnectedness of racism and nostalgia. Rita moreno's role as anita in “west side story” led the legendary puerto rican star to her academy award, but there were are you a racist. On why it could only be west side story, not east side story berson: assumed that, one, i did not want to be latina and, two, that i was racist.
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