Vanessa K. Valdés is Assistant Professor of Spanish and Portuguese at The City College of New York-CUNY. She is the editor of The Future Is Now: A New Look at African Diaspora Studies (Cambridge Scholars Publishing 2012) and Let Spirit Speak! Cultural Journeys through the African Diaspora (SUNY Press 2012)

The books that inspired Vanessa K. Valdés: “Piri Thomas’s memoir changed my life forever and showed me the New York of my father’s time, his Spanish Harlem”

Vanessa K. Valdés is the Assistant Professor of Spanish and Portuguese at The City College of New York – CUNY. In the […]

Book Review: Race in Cuba: Essays on the Revolution and Racial Inequality by Esteban Morales Domínguez

Available for the first time in English, the essays collected here describe the problem of racial inequality in Cuba, provide […]

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