Toni Morrison funded anti-Hamilton play because she hated musical so much

‘Hamilton, the hip-hop-inspired Broadway sensation about Alexander Hamilton’s rise, humanizes the founding fathers in a show that’s considered emblematic of the Obama years. It was viewed through a different lens during the Trump years amid rising racial tensions in America.

…Ishmael Reed has been one of Hamilton’s most ardent critics. In 2019 he told “They cast black people in order to defend projects that [black people] might find objectionable. It sort of distracts from the racism of the white historical characters.”’

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