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Feb 24, 2021

In bomba, dancing and protest are inextricably linked. This traditional genre of music and dance originated in Puerto Rico over 400 years ago by enslaved Africans on the island. These communities would gather to make music to express themselves. They used bomba to tell stories, share news and connect with each other

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