Lenny Dorsey on the Malecon in Havana, Cuba

Lenny Dorsey on the Malecon in Havana, Cuba; (c) Soul Of America

Cuba

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Cuba is a large, mysterious, soulful, and charming country whose mystery is due to the U.S. embargo on trade.

History
Fidel Castro outlawed racism, but its seeds embed the 2-class economic system hurting darker hues.

Cuban Salsa
A Cuban dance known as Casino was marketed abroad as Cuban Salsa or Salsa Cubana.

Havana
Residents are a colorful amalgamation of Taino Indians, Spanish, African, French & Haitian.

Trinidad
Along the southeastern coast, this city also has breathtaking offshore islands.

Cienfuegos
I sat with my friends at a table in front of Café Teatro Terry on the north end of Parque Martí.

Matanzas
Called the City of Bridges, Matanzas also has an alluring mix of beachfront, historic sites & culture.

Travel Tips
It’s against the law to accept U.S. Currency and American credit cards are not accepted.



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3 replies
  1. Lu says:

    OOf course in a colonized state only less than 100 huundred years from U. S of amazon and the rest of Spain people’s rich domination there is ra cism. DIDNT our us a distribute that as the best product to be distributed even to Germany.

    NUFF said. THERE IS FREE HEALTH FOR MY BLACK PEOPLE .
    THERE IS FREE DENTAL CARE for my black masses.

    THERE IS Free funeral carry the body across the island.
    EDUCATION througgh med school.
    AND come on us in the us of kill the world, we PAY our taxes to here. TO the killer/ racist international dog who has bitten EVERY BLACK CUBAN millions of times with a blockade older than some of my young sistahs and gender non conforming and brothers. SO si s in video AND AND call out our nation that exported WORLD RACIALIZED oppression so even the germans could do it good, and the south africans. WHO ? US. WE PAY THE US A GOVT our tax dollars.
    ‘AND OF COURSE call in Cuba. It’s gotta be a world thing.

    PASTORS FOR pEACE . cOMMITTEE TO NORMALIZE RELATIONS WITH BLACK AND WHITE CUBA ….BY BLACK AND WHITE AMERRYCACA.

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  2. Amy says:

    Hello!
    I feel the information about Cuba could be updated. There’s so much to discover in the island! Let me know your deal for contributions.

    Reply

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