Actor, comedian, writer, social activist and and overall buena gente (good guy) John Leguizamo has a bone to pick with the teaching of American history in our classrooms.
In his new solo piece, “Latin History for Morons,” not only does he pick that bone, he unearths the ways in which Latinos have given everything they are to make the United States what it is today.
Considering the current political climate, Leguizamo’s lessons couldn’t be more timely or necessary.
We spoke with John about his play, Latino history and the way he successfully engages with detractors.
What was your most eye opening moment in Latino history?
There were ...