Lin-Manuel Miranda has been forced to apologize for a lack of Afro-Latino representation in his new hit film, “In the Heights” set in the “largely Dominican Washington Heights neighborhood of Upper Manhattan in New York City“:

You see, there were “dark-skinned Afro-Latinos” in the film, but only in the background:

“I can hear the hurt and frustration over colorism, of feeling still unseen,” he said in his apology:

“No one is safe”:

Here’s the full statement:

And note that many media outlets are misquoting Miranda who wrote “Afro-Latino,” not “Afro-Latinx”:

Maybe he’ll next get canceled for leaving off the “x”?

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