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  1. President Obama Ends "Wet Foot, Dry Foot" Policy For CubansRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 13 | Vibe

    The decision eliminates a decades-long policy that many believed gave preferential treatment to one set of migrants, as it granted permanent residence to Cubans who arrived to the United States without a visa. According to CNN , Cubans already inside the United States will be unaffected by the change, which nullifies the guidelines put in place under the Clinton administration.


  2. Camila Cabello Talks Championing Latino Rights With Lena DunhamRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 11 | Vibe

    Camila Cabello is no stranger to the highs and lows of stardom. Before an ugly split with girl group sensation Fifth Harmony, the Bad Things singer chatted with Lena Dunham about what keeps her grounded in the whirlwind of fame.


  3. 5 Things We Learned From Juan De Marcos' Hot 97 InterviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 9 | Vibe

    In between making business moves in New York City, Afro-Cuban All Star Juan de Marcos Gonzalez stopped by Hot 97 for an eye-opening chat with Ebro in the Morning . A central force behind the Buena Vista Social Club, the Grammy Award-winning artist set the record straight about Fidel Castro's legacy, weighed in on the future of Cuba, and shared details regarding his upcoming projects with a solo Ebro Darden.


  4. How Celia Cruz Would Have Reacted To Fidel Castro's DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2016 | Vibe

    In the eyes of Cuban exiles, Celia Cruz wasn't just the Queen of Salsa. She was also a champion of a community at odds with the regime of Fidel Castro.


  5. Elian Gonzalez Remembers Fidel Castro As A Father Figure In Mournful InterviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2016 | Vibe

    Elian Gonzalez, in an interview on Cuban State TV, mourns the passing of Fidel Castro, describing "El Comandante" as a father figure-turned-friend. After he was found floating off the Florida coast as a little boy circa 1999, Gonzalez remembers wanting to make Castro proud of him.


  6. Cuban Americans Celebrate The End Of An Era: Fidel Castro Dead At 90Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2016 | Vibe

    Fidel Castro, Cuban nationalist who led the communist revolution and defied the United States during a half-century of ironclad rule, has died at the age of 90. Castro stepped down from power in 2008 after five decades as prime minister and president of the island. "We will renounce wealth to sacrifice ourselves for the country," said Castro as he took office in 1959, "to sacrifice ourselves for the homeland, to save the revolution that has many enemies - not many inside, but the ones it does have are powerful; many outside, and powerful, - that has many obstacles, because sometimes we ourselves, with our impatience, with our lightness, with our prejudices, are an obstacle to the revolution."


  7. Rick Ross, Gucci Mane, Pusha T & More To Rally Young Voters In Miami Before Election DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2016 | Vibe

    It's no secret that top-tier emcees like Jay Z and Pusha T have been involved in this year's wild election cycle, but now hip-hop is out to make one final push to get millennials to vote. After Hov holds his special concert in Cleveland tomorrow , T.I., Rick Ross, Gucci Mane, Jay Electronica, "Power" star Rotimi and more will come together on Nov. 7 to rally young voters and encourage them to vote on Election Day.


  8. Cuban Rapper El Tipo Este Is Proof Hip-Hop Bridges Cultures WorldwideRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2016 | Vibe

    In the new millennium, the Internet is credited with driving the careers of many obscure artists; Facebook and Twitter, in particular, are infamous for providing a solid platform for rappers who would otherwise be glossed over within the mainstream hip-hop industry. For El Tipo Este , a Cuban rapper who is one half of the group Obsesion, the Internet has become more of a hindrance than help.


  9. Cuban Songstress Dayme Arocena Is The World's Next Jazz PhenomenonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2016 | Vibe

    It's not often that a 24-year-old garners international acclaim and musical comparisons to musical giants Nina Simone and Celia Cruz, but Cuban-born Dayme Arocena is no ordinary artist. Raised in Havana, she was hailed a musical prodigy, becoming a trained composer, arranger, choir director, and band leader, in addition to singing.


  10. Cuban Artists Are Employing Hip-Hop To Dismantle RacismRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2016 | Vibe

    When the Cuban revolution happened in 1959, the government hoped that the ousting of Fulgencio Batista, U.S. imperialism, and the implementation of socialist practices would gradually bring an end to anti-blackness on the island. While such ideology is incredibly idealistic, the Aponte Commission has "acknowledged the reality of police racial profiling, a tourist industry that disproportionately hires whites, and a national entertainment media in which Afro-Cubans are underrepresented."


  11. Women In Cuba Are Skateboarding Into The RevolutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2016 | Vibe

    Skateboarding, a pastime politically rooted in contesting private property by intruding into public space, is burgeoning a cultural revolution in Cuba, fronted by the island's younger generation. Among the most dedicated riders of the country's rising skateboard culture are women, whose very presence is a direct affront to traditional notions of gender and machista culture.


  12. Revisiting The Historic Meeting Of Malcolm X And Fidel Castro In HarlemRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2016 | Vibe

    As a first generation Dominican in the thick of what I perceive to be a massive cultural shift in America-one that encourages and perhaps perpetuates necessary political upheaval, I find myself especially curious about the enigmatic Cuban revolutionary and former Prime Minister Fidel Castro, and on the birthday of one of my political heroes no less. Malcolm X would have been 91 years of age today.


  13. Interview: Dr. Cornel West & Afro-Cuban Jazz Musician Arturo...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | Vibe

    Since the days of the Civil Rights movement, jazz music and activism share a bond that seeps through the spirit of those who march for social change. From John Coltrane's support of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. to Kendrick Lamar's call to action against police brutality, the bond has become stronger and overall a globally shared fellowship.


  14. Beyonce Samples Late '60s Puerto Rican Band On 'Lemonade'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | Vibe

    BeyoncA just released a remarkable compilation of art with her new visual album, Lemonade. In the midst of all the collaborations and samples on the record, which include Animal Collective, Jack White, James Blake and the like, she unearthed a garage-psych sample for her song "Freedom," originally from the late '60s Puerto Rican band Kaleidoscope, reports Remezcla .


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