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Former CNN host Soledad O’Brien talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about her Cuban heritage, the disconnect some of her family faces and what Fidel Castro‘s death means for Donald Trump. “My mother left to go to college right before Castro came into power. Over the years all of her siblings died and she was […]

The island nation of Cuba is both celebrating and mourning the death of longtime leader Fidel Castro this weekend, a mixed reaction to the loss of one of the world’s most controversial figures. While Castro is viewed as both a dictator or a revolutionary, one of the hallmarks of his rise to power was his […]

(RNN) – Fidel Castro, who seized power in 1960, killing former politicians and members of the middle class and turning the island of Cuba into a communist country, died Friday. His brother, Raul Castro, announced the death on state-run media. He was 90 years old. According to AFP, the Cuban leader will be cremated on Saturday. The Cuban […]

Mere months after President Obama’s historic visit to Cuba, The Tom Joyner Foundation (TJF), the Dallas-based nonprofit that helps support historically black colleges and universities, lead a one-of-a-kind four-day mission to Cuba with numerous HBCU presidents. In a previously released press release, the TJF noted the trip was about discovering possible connections in the country, “We […]

This is the first time in nearly 90 years that a sitting U.S. president has walked on the island’s shores.   On Sunday, Air Force One touched down in Havana, Cuba with passengers President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama and their daughters stepping off to embark on a 2-day visit to the Caribbean island. With an […]

As the diplomatic relationship between the United States and Cuba thaws, along with the appearance of President Barack Obama and the First Family’s presence in…

Roland S. Martin of News One reported that a strain of HIV that could develop into AIDS before patients realize they are infected has been identified in Cuba. The aggressive variant was seen in patients who developed AIDS within three years of contacting the virus, according to a new study. It usually takes five to 10 […]

Conservative representatives from Florida are calling for an investigation into Jay-Z and Beyonce’s unexpected trip to Cuba, reports the NYDailyNews. The couple was reportedly in…

Why are Beyoncé and Jay-Z allowed to travel to Cuba but the rest of us aren’t? Or is the answer in the phrase Beyoncé and Jay-Z? RELATED::Alabama Set To Pardon ‘Scottsboro Boys’ Over Racist Rape Convictions Actually, you don’t have to have four No. 1 albums and the most famous baby in the world to celebrate your wedding […]