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Salomé Ureña: Founder of Women’s Higher Education in the Dominican Republic

Poet Salomé Ureña de Henríquez was born on October 21st, 1850 in Santo Dominigo, República Dominicana. Influence by literature and taught classic works of Spanish and French writers by her father, Salomé published her first poem at the age of 17. Her most notable works include A La Patria, Ruinas, El Ave y El Nido, Mi Pedro, Mi Ofrenda A La Patria, La […]

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Susana Baca

Susana Baca: The Queen of Afro-Peruvian Music

By Efrain Nieves, Victoria Cepeda Susana Baca is a singer of traditional Afro-Peruvian music. She was born in Chorrillos,  Peru where descendants of African slaves lived since the Spanish Empire. She became “a key figure in reviving a culture that had been largely ignored within its country.” Most of us may know her for providing additional vocals to the […]

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Nostálgicas

Written by Ercides Aquasvivas Hojas que se desprenden y ramas que mueren, Primaveras que pasan dejando secuelas De amores desvanecidos que abrieron heridas al corazón, Nombres que fueron grabados alguna Vez en la corteza de un árbol, Ilegibles con el pasar del tiempo. Nombres olvidados, Imágenes de caras que nos Alegraron muchos momentos, Recuerdo de […]

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