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US-Cuban Relations: A New Era?

Cuba-carDecember 22, 2014 – Segment 2

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.

World-Renowned Afro-Cuban Filmmaker Gloria Rolando

Gloria RolandoOctober 28, 2014 – Segment 3

I’m joined by world-renowned Afro-Cuban Filmmaker Gloria Rolando, who is currently visiting and speaking at Morgan State University on telling African diaspora history history through film.


Cultural Crossroads: Opera And Cuba

 afrocubanJanuary 15, 2014 – Segment 3

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.