Cuban rebel soldiers in the Habana Hilton foyer, January, 1959

Black Lives Matter a lot in Cuba … since 1959

Cuban culture vigorously celebrates its African-ness by Francisco Dominguez When in 1868, Cuban slave-owner Manuel de Céspedes embarked on a 10-year nationalist uprising against Spain, the colonial master, he did not imagine he would be building not only the political bases of an independent Cuba but also the ideological blocks of a new Cuban identity. […]

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