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Alejandro Inarritu

The Oscars celebrate talent and achievement, not ethnicity

The Oscars celebrate talent and achievement, not ethnicity

To the editor: Dennis Romero brushes aside two consecutive Oscar wins by the Mexican director Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, director Alfonso Cuaron’s Oscar in 2014 and the fact that Lin-Manuel Miranda rules Broadway to insist there’s a “Latino gap” in Hollywood. This kind of backward thinking is partly responsible for the ethnic divisions in our country. (“The Oscars are less white, but where are Latinos?” Opinion, Jan. 24)

It’s time to erase the hyphens and remember that America is a country of immigrants who came here with the goal of becoming Americans. We...

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