Documentary Highlights Latin America’s Deep African Roots

Cimarron Spirit documentary is a collaborative documentary project spearheaded by Rubén Durán, a Houston-based, Dominican filmmaker. This documentary seeks to share and celebrate the deep roots present in Latin American culture that is ignored and denied by so many people. Check out the trailer below! Read More...

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Have You Heard?: Ishishcha

If you're into chill yet trippy experimental music you will love "Na", Peruvian artist Ishishcha's latest 6-track album sung in Quecha. Quecha is a native language of the Andean peoples of South America and the dominate language spoken through the Incan empire. This album is definitely out of the ordinary and is sure to keep your ear drums … Continue reading Have You Heard?: Ishishcha

Waiting For A Ring, But Not The Kind You Think

Did you know that boxing is actually banned for women in Cuba? Women in the island nation are encouraged to participate in all other sports including wrestling, Judo, weight-lifting, and Tae Kwon Do, but not boxing. Well, meet Namibia Flores Rodriguez, the only known female boxer in Cuba and the rest of the Caribbean. Read More...   … Continue reading Waiting For A Ring, But Not The Kind You Think

7 of Mexico’s Indigenous Languages Celebrated in Animated Shorts

According to National Geographic, a language dies every 14 days and in the next century over 3,000 will disappear. With 68 languages and over 360 indigenous dialects Mexico is the North American center of pre-Columbian indigenous culture. The country is also a hotspot for language extinction as elders pass and youth assimilate to U.S. culture. 68 Voces … Continue reading 7 of Mexico’s Indigenous Languages Celebrated in Animated Shorts