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"I once had a Cuban-American student who claimed he had learned to be a Cuban male by watching I Love Lucy reruns from his home in Hialeah.”

Gustavo Pérez Firmat — Life on the Hyphen 

I am so excited to read this book.

popchartlab:

A comely collection of venerated verse, this chart diagrams 14 famous sonnets—from Petrarch to Shakespeare to Keats to Browning—using classical poetic scansion techniques. 

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newyorker:

A cartoon by Liana Finck. Take a look at more cartoons from the magazine this week.

newyorker:

A cartoon by Liana Finck. Take a look at more cartoons from the magazine this week.

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jose868:

Harry Belafonte - Jump In The Line (Shake Senora)

"My girl’s name is Senora
I tell you friends, I adore her
And when she dances, oh brother!
She’s a hurricane in all kinds of weather!”

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hiphoptoday:

ugh YES

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hiphoptoday:

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chrisenders:

Willie Colon And Hector Lavoe 

chrisenders:

Willie Colon And Hector Lavoe 

Piri Thomas, &#8216;Down These Mean Streets&#8217;

Piri Thomas, ‘Down These Mean Streets’

hoodsofchicago:

Candela on the Blue Line. Video posted by Teo Lopez.

hell yeah

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