Allen Ruff spoke with historian Gerald Horne to discuss the recent U.S. opening with Cuba in light of Horne’s recently released portrait of the longer relationship between Cuba and the U.S., and the complex context of Afro-Cuban and African-American history, “Race to Revolution: The U.S. and Cuba during Slavery and Jim Crow.”
MADISON (WORT) — Cardinal Bar owner Ricardo Gonzalez has been dubbed Madison’s “Patron Saint of Cuban Music” and has worked with the Madison-Camagüey Sister City Association and the Miami-based Cuban Committee for Democracy. Dylan Brogan reached Gonzalez by phone.
Were there secret negotiations between the U.S. government and Cuba? Why were they kept secret? Who was involved in the negotiations? Check out this edition of A Public Affair to find out more!