Ganga Zumba, Mighty Chief!

It’s important to know who we are, from whom and from where we were formed… by telling the stories ourselves, we see an example of how to live, how to inspire and how to honor our ancestors, Aguanile, Mai, Mai… MimiTVA Posting from the DMV, in Black History Month Ganga Zumba was the leader of anContinue reading “Ganga Zumba, Mighty Chief!”

La Lupe!

It’s important to know who we are, from whom and from where we were formed… by telling the stories ourselves, we see an example of how to live, how to inspire and how to honor our ancestors, Aguanile, Mai, Mai… MimiTVA Posting from the DMV, Friday February 9, 2018 La Lupe La Lupe was born inContinue reading “La Lupe!”

La Vida En Black History… Maestra Gloria Rolando

It’s empowering to know who we are, from whom & where we are formed… by telling the stories ourselves, we see an example of how to live, how to inspire and how to honor our ancestors, Aguanile, Mai, Mai… MimiTVA posting from the DMV Cuban filmmaker Gloria Rolando has been an inspiration to me for quite someContinue reading “La Vida En Black History… Maestra Gloria Rolando”

Alex Cuba’s Holistic Healer Music

MimiTVA reccommends… Alexis Puentes better known as Alex Cuba constructs the type of music that is just like a potato chip or in my case a plantain chip, you can’t just listen once!  You become obsessed with the good way his songs make you feel, the taste of his lyrics on your lips they’re funContinue reading “Alex Cuba’s Holistic Healer Music”

Sara Gòmez; The Documentary Gem of Cuba! 

#LaVidaEnBlack #TheBlacksideofHispanicHeritage  Sara Gómez (November 8, 1942 – June 2, 1974) was an Afro-Cuban filmmaker. She was born into a middle-class family in Havana and she was afforded an education in literature, piano and Afro-Cuban ethnography. She became a journalist before joining the newly-formed ICAIC in 1961, Castro a fan of film as art developedContinue reading “Sara Gòmez; The Documentary Gem of Cuba! “