By Desiree Browne | 05/25/2012 - 13:00
With the passing of disco queen Donna Summer last week, disco is definitely on our minds. These days when we hear disco we tend to think cheesy cover bands, but true disco evolved in basement parties and underground clubs, entertaining those who didn’t like the songs in mainstream dancehalls.
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.