Pacheco was a co-founder of Fania Records, Eddie Palmieri’s bandmate and backer of music stars such as Rubén Bladés, Willie Colón and Celia Cruz.
I learned from my relatives that I didn’t have to choose between being Black and being Latino, and that I should love my powerful, rich cultural intersection
People can say whatever they want about telenovelas, but I love them. They are as much part of my culture as rice and beans.
After scoring an 80-part novela on Telemundo (which you can watch in its entirety here, by the way), Celia Cruz will now
Her elegance and smile were one of a kind.
"I think Celia didn’t want to be remembered as a star but as a good human being."
La reina de los Latin American Awards, Celia Cruz, en un homenaje hecho por quienes fueron sus grandes amigos.
After my first trip to Puerto Rico last year as a grown Black woman (that's how I had finally chosen to identify), I've never
As I reflect on the life and career of Joan Rivers, I think about the women in the entertainment business who were the firsts and broke new ground. We'll learn about just a few of these pioneering women in this blog post.
You ride the silent subway from Spanish Harlem to the Bronx at 4 a.m. fists pound on the empty seat beside you face-hardened like a solider in combat lips locked tight