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Accolades for U.S. Anthropologists Richard and Sally Price

In late September, U.S. anthropologist Richard Price received the Fernando Ortiz Foundation Award for his important contribution to the first conceptualization of the Maroons and formation of Maroon communities common in various colonial spaces of the Americas. 375 more words

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A Conversation with Miguel Barnet

Salim Lamrani interviewed Miguel Barnet for The Huffington Post. For the complete report follow the link below.

Salim Lamrani: Miguel Barnet, more than a half of century after the triumph of the Revolution of 1959, Cuba is at a crossroad. 5,085 more words

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A raíz de lo sucedido en la Mesa Redonda del pasado Martes

José Gabriel Barrenechea.

Mucho me he preguntado por qué alguien como Miguel Barnet, uno de nuestros más destacados intelectuales de todos los tiempos, se ha prestado para servirle de comparsa al régimen. 442 more words

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Autobiography of a Runaway Slave (The Opera)

Rick Walters reviews Skylight’s rare performance of ‘El Cimarrón’ for Milwakee’s Express.

Skylight Music Theatre started the New Year with a production of Hans Werner Henze’s chamber opera El Cimarrón, composed in 1970. 351 more words

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La cultura: los intereses creados que nos deben indicar el camino.

por José Gabriel Barrenechea.

En esencia este debería de haber sido el título de la intervención de Miguel Barnet ante la Comisión Organizadora del VIII Congreso de la UNEAC, reproducido en la edición de este viernes del periódico Granma. 883 more words

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Racism Debated in Cuban Parliament

Patricia Grogg (IPS) reports in her article “Racism Finally Debated in Parliament” that the Cuban parliament finally included the problem of racism, long a taboo issue in this country, in its debates this week.” Based on quite a few research trips to Cuba through the years, I must disagree that the topic of race and racial discrimination is taboo on the island (where I participated in many a heated debate on the subject in various venues, from family dinners to conferences). 699 more words

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While Cuba lives, Bola de Nieve will live

An extensive program of cultural and artistic activities will be held to commemorate the hundredth anniversary of the birth of Ignacio Villa, the Cuban artist known as Bola de Nieve, Susana Méndez reports for Cuba Headlines. 458 more words

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