…and proud of it… I don’t tend to let myself get too worked up about stories involving hairstyles and that sort of thing. But when I read a recent story in the Grio about how certain schools have been making it their business to ban African-American hairstyles such as dreadlocks and braids, that really pissed me off.
Moreno first appeared in film at the age of fourteen, in A Medal for Benny (1945). She played in several movies (notably The King and I in 1956) until her role as Anita in West Side Story (1961) brought her fame and an Oscar as best supporting actress. Her work in television included appearances on