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Emma Gonzalez speaks truth to power

Emma Gonzalez speaks truth to power

Emma Gonzalez, a student at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School gave a powerful speech at an anti-gun rally on Saturday, calling “BS” on lawmakers and gun advocates. This comes after 17 people were killed in a school shooting in Parkland, Fl., on Feb. 14.

Ibeyi

Ibeyi

The twin sisters in Ibeyi come by their connection to the Afro-Cuban culture by way of their late father, Miguel “Anga” Diaz, an in-demand Cuban percussionist who was part of a vanguard musicians who reinvigorated Cuban music before he died prematurely at age 45 in 2006.

Oops! It’s the real Donald Trump

Oops! It’s the real Donald Trump

Last Friday (Feb. 2), President Trump boarded Air Force One. The wind whipped across the tarmac with unusual force. Trump, who normally has a MAGA hat for such occasions, was unusually unprepared.

Rubio won’t face these Cuban women

Rubio won’t face these Cuban women

Sen. Marco Rubio has been called the architect of the new Trump regulations towards Cuba. Now Cuban women entrepreneurs want to meet with him with hopes of making him understand the plight of the private sector in Cuba and how this new policy has hurt them. Rubio and his staff have yet to reach out to them or to answer any of their calls.

Cubans forcefully reject blame for U.S. diplomats’ mystery ailments (Video)

Cubans forcefully reject blame for U.S. diplomats’ mystery ailments (Video)

In an exclusive interview with NBC News, Cuban officials forcefully deny that the Cuban government is to blame for the mysterious ailments that have afflicted two-dozen American diplomats and plunged relations with the U.S. into crisis.

In face of president’s ‘reckless, outrageous and undignified’ behavior, Sen. Flake calls it quits

In face of president’s ‘reckless, outrageous and undignified’ behavior, Sen. Flake calls it quits

Senator Jeff Flake, the Arizona Republican who has tangled with President Trump for months, announced on Tuesday that he will not seek re-election in 2018, saying he “will no longer be complicit or silent” in the face of the president’s “reckless, outrageous and undignified” behavior.

Stand with the DREAMERS

Stand with the DREAMERS

By repealing DACA – Deferred Action For Childhood Arrivals – President Donald Trump has endangered both these young immigrants and the economic security of America. And the moral case is more compelling than the economic one.

Rapper Eminem: We f***ing hate Trump

Rapper Eminem: We f***ing hate Trump

Eminem has released a lyrical tirade against Donald Trump, and called on any of his fans who support the president to choose a side. The rapper took aim at Trump in a freestyle rap video that aired as part of BET’s hip-hop awards.

Cuba’s foreign minister on the relationship with the U.S.

Cuba’s foreign minister on the relationship with the U.S.

Press Conference of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Cuba, Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla.

Bernie Sanders: How do we fight for ‘freedom and progress’ in 2017?

Bernie Sanders: How do we fight for ‘freedom and progress’ in 2017?

Bernie Sanders’ address at Westminster College in Missouri was a historic renunciation of U.S. foreign policy and military might on which it is based since World War II. It was nothing less than a gauntlet thrown down.

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