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First Family Lands in Cuba for Historic Three-Day Visit

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President Barack Obama and the First Family touched down in Cuba on Sunday, kicking off the first leg of their historic visit to the country. The President is traveling with Michelle, his daughters and mother-in-law for the 3 day visit. He hopes to use the...

Obama To Become First President To Visit Cuba In More Than 80 Years

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Days after approving the first American factory in Cuba in nearly half a century, President Barack Obama is gearing up to pay an official visit to the country in what will make for yet another historic moment in its newly mended relationship with the United...

Hands Of Assata: US Official Says Assata Shakur’s Extradition Could Still Happen

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The U.S is still trying its hardest to get extradition underway for Assata Shakur. According to State Department spokesman Jeff Rathke, the extradition talks of Shakur and others who sought political asylum in Cuba is still in the works, according to NorthJersey.com. From The Root: On Wednesday the...

Cuba Says They Will Never Return Assata Shakur

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  Assata Shakur, born Joanne Chesimard, has been living in Cuba since her escape from the U.S after her 1977 conviction in the killing of a NJ State Trooper. Despite the newly improved relations between the U.S and Cuba, a Cuban official recently stated that...

Through Music, Cubans Trace Their Roots To Sierra Leone

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It is often said that music has the power to bring people together.  That sentiment is definitely an understatement when it comes to the Afro-Cubans community Ganga-Longoba of Perico.  Cuba’s Ganga people have been singing the same African chants for generations, but it wasn’t until an...

Beyonce Calls Negative Response To Cuba Trip “Shocking”

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The fallout from Jay-Z and Beyonce’s anniversary trip to Cuba spurred the rapper to write a song and the President to make a timely joke at the White House Correspondents Dinner, but the pop star has remained mum on the incident. She broke her silence...