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by Francisco G. Gómez August of 2007: my excitement was on overload as my friend D ( Dean Warren Schomburg ) and I caught a flight to Cancun and then another ride to Habana. It had been fifty plus years since I had visited the island when it was still […]

A Taste of Racism in Old Habana – 2007


Raíces Cultural Center started off 2020 on a positive note as we received notifications of both Arts and History Program Grants from the Middlesex County Office of Arts and History (MCOAH). The Arts Program that was awarded funding is our 2020 Bombazos del Batey program series. In these community events, […]

Raíces Awarded Middlesex County Office of Arts & History Program ...





Raíces Cultural Center is proud to welcome Miraida Morales back to the Raíces Crew. Miraida, who is the original creator of our online archive interface, is the latest member of the Raíces Digital Archive Advisory Board. We couldn't be more excited to work with her again!

Raíces Welcomes Miraida Morales BACK to the Crew!





by Francisco G.Gómez We affectionately call her Kirita Bug because she’s always moving from task to task in almost total silence and never quits! This young lady has proven herself in so many ways, to be humble, loyal, hardworking, talented, unassuming, selfless and super intelligent. There’s just so much more […]

Raíces Spotlight on Eco-Warrior Kira Herzog