By Celia Fernandez | 07/16/2013 - 15:38
July 16, 2013 marks the 10-year anniversary of the famous Cubana Celia Cruz's death after her long fight with brain cancer. During her career Cruz won a total of seven Grammys and was commemorated with the American National Medal of the Arts in 1994 by the National Endowment of the Arts. She had a presence that no one could match especially when she yelled “Azucar,” or sugar in English. To commemorate all of her success we have rounded up her 15 best songs. Which is your favorite?
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 06/17/2011 - 16:30
In honor of Juneteenth—Sunday’s holiday commemorating Texas slaves being the last to find out that they’d been emancipated, thus sparking an annual holiday that celebrates African American heritage—we thought we’d add some Latino flavor to the mix. Here are just a few Afro-Latinos whose lives and accomplishments are worth celebrating.