How One Instructor Is Helping Students Learn About Latinxs Role in Reggaeton and Hip-Hop in A New University Course
Sarah Bruno, M.A., a PhD student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, found a way to have her passion and life’s journey inform her research—which is how her course “Latinxs in Reggaeton and Hip-Hop” was born.
There’s an age-old adage that says “art imitates reality.”
When it comes to art about alternative culture, the same seems to be true. Everyone loves Black, Brown and queer culture, but nobody seems to be giving a platform to the people who are the primary innovators of it — the marginalized artists.
This is where CASSIUS’ 2018 Creative Class comes through and tears up the norm.
In this video, eight Afro-Latinx were given the space to talk their talk in a way that isn’t exclusionary or polarizing but an accurate representation of what it means to live in both Latinidad and Blackness.
For my mother, healing is less of an action and more of an instinct.
"I want people who want to do what I'm doing to feel free and safe."
Shows such as "The House of Flowers" and "Elite" are paving the way for a new generation.
Since her breakout role in The CW’s Jane the Virgin, Gina Rodriguez has been a beacon of success and light for many — especially those who share her Puerto Rican roots. But Rodriguez has also long been criticized for actions that have been perceived as anti-Black.
In Partnership With Gilead
Trying to figure out the best way to stay fresh under pressure? Latin music’s newcomer Danny Ocean wants you to know you’re definitely not alone—and he teamed up with AXE for the assist.
In partnership with AXE
In collaboration with TV One/CLEO TV
In Collaboration with Gilead
In Collaboration with Coca-Cola
During Black History Month, the narrative is typically constructed to highlight Black people who have achieved greatness, but so often leaves those who also identify as LGBTQ+ and gender non conforming out of the conversation. This year, CASSIUS disrupts the mundane by highlighting Black queer and trans luminaries whose lives and work deserve celebration.