Many African slaves either paid for their own freedom or were freed by their white lovers in colonial Brazil. But none attained as high a status in society as Chica da Silva.
There are two issues with the statement “Christopher Columbus discovered America”: the second deals with how people define the word “America.”
If you want to understand Cuba beyond the superficial, invest the time on a deep analysis of these lyrics.
Artist Michelle Angela Ortiz’s “Familias Separadas” project involves a series of public installations on the effects of deportation on immigrant families.
Want to make sure your friends and family members are not only registered to vote but actually get to the polling place on Election Day? Now there’s an app for that.
Despite what the history books may say, not all of the natives whom Christopher Columbus and others encountered in the New World welcomed their conquerors with open arms.
By still celebrating Columbus Day, we focus our reverence on the wrong people and actions. October 12 belongs not to the conquistadors, but to the people of the Americas.
They stood in front of the Capitol and pondered their next move. The four of them had traveled by train from New York City and arrived late on a rainy afternoon.
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