Fidel Castro, who towered over his Caribbean island for nearly five decades, a shaggy-bearded figure in combat fatigues whose long shadow spread across Latin America and the world, is dead at age 90. (Miami Herald)
…the fiery apostle of revolution (nytimes)
…fight colonialism (atlanta black star)
“A revolution is not a bed of roses” 1959 (the guardian)
Blacks americans and Castro (Quartz)
Fidel Castro shares a laugh with Malcolm X at the Hotel Theresa in New York, October 19, 1960.
Claudia Rankine and the Racial Imaginary Institute, … “a presenting space and a think tank all at once” where artists and writers can really wrestle with race. She wants it to be a “space which allows us to show art, to curate dialogues, have readings, and talk about the ways in which the structure of white supremacy in American society influences our culture.”
via The Guardian