Last week President Obama surprised the nation by lifting the 54-year embargo on Cuba. We speak about U.S.-Cuba relations: past, present, and future. With: Jasmin Torres, first generation Cuban American attorney who will run a People To People educational project, taking Americans to visit Cuba; and Franklin Knight, Leonard and Helen R. Stulman Professor of History at Johns Hopkins University.
It’s our latest Cultural Crossroads conversation with Center for Emerging Media Cultural Editor and chanteuse extraordinaire Lea Gilmore! We start our conversation with a report back from Baltimore-based professors and musicians who visited Cuba to speak about Afro-Cuban music and opera. Guests include: Vincent Stringer, Coordinator of Vocal Studies, Director of Opera Workshop, and Assistant Professor of Music at Morgan State University; Dr. Samuel Springer, Lecturer on Piano at Morgan State University; and Caridad Morales Nussa, professor at Towson University and Cuban consultant for Orpheus Music Global.
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The Center for Emerging Media is proud to announce that it is a winner of the 2007 George Foster Peabody Award for excellence in broadcast media! CEM is being honored for the 2007 series Just Words. Listen to Just Words »