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Penitensya

Holy Week In Philippines: Penitensya

In 1985 I was growing up in Angeles City, in the district of Pampanga, Philippines. One of my first memories was the Penitensya that took place in my neighborhood during Holy Week, which begins every year in April, around the same time I am writing this.
Sujatha

The Cuban Hip-Hop Scene with Professor Sujatha Fernamdes

Street-corner rap battles. Freestyling at underground house par- ties. Lyrical illumination of the hardships of the oppressed. These vignettes of early American hip-hop have crossed the border to set up shop all over the world.