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Happy Birthday India, Queen of Salsa AND Freestyle

Today is Linda Caballero’s (aka India‘s) birthday, and this blog is my homage to her musical legacy. Most Latin people will remember her for her long, bilingual musical trajectory. India is Nuyorican through and through. Born in Puerto Rico and raised … Continue reading

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India’s Silenced Lokayata Tradition

There was a period in the development of religious civilization in India during which several religious and philosophical schools emerged to challenge the rigid Vedic standards, including animal sacrifice and the caste system that prevented social mobility and restricted association. More or … Continue reading

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