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Jose Marti

Cuban National Hero José Martí: Poet, Writer, Activist

By Victoria Cepeda, Efrain Nieves Every time we write on historical figures, during the research process, our options, on what to bring you, expand. Thus, in our quest for content we are naturally pulled to where it all began for Native and non-Native Latin American. We are often taken back to the time when the Spanish ruled most of the […]

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manuel del Cabral

Aire Durando by Manuel del Cabral

Written and Edited by Efrain Nieves & Victoria Cepeda Manuel del Cabral was born on March 7th 1907 in Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic. Manuel was first  recognized when he wrote  Compadre Mon in 1943 which spoke of injustice. Most of Cabral’s work focused on love, politics, society and culture and the hardships of Afro-Caribbeans. Here […]

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By Bernice Sosa-Izquierdo (Inspired by Piri Thomas) There’s a quilt of unsung word songs struggling to keep our children warm on frigid nights where hatred thunders, injustice howls and ignorance storms. There’s a quilt of unsung words whispering in the dreams of future child poets awakening, nourishing imprisoned souls. There is a quilt of historical […]

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