For the song “Capullo y Sorullo”:
Reid Gómez, an assistant professor in the Gender and Women’s Studies department at the University of Arizona, problematizes the song, “Capullo y Sorullo,” also known as la cumbia de la boda by La Sonora Dinamita y Los Bukis for its anti-black message. Read about it in the essay, “Capullo y Sorullo” in the Fall 2020, Vol 20 No 1 issue (p. 170).
Nora K. Rivera, a Ph.D. candidate in the Rhetoric and Composition program at the University of Texas, El Paso, analyzes the spoken word poetry performances of the five artists linked below in the essay, “
If Aristotle had Cooked”: Contemporary Feminist Practices Within the Rhetoric of Young Latinas’ Spoken Word Performances,” in the Fall 2020, Vol 20 No 1 issue (p. 56).
“Agua de Esclavo” by Ginger “Dizzy” Jenkins:
The song “Agua de Esclavo” and linked below was written and performed by Ginger “Dizzy” Jenkins. She writes about the origin and significance of her song by the same title, unpacking the relationships Afro-Carribean Latinos have with the ocean and water in her piece also titled, “Agua de Esclavo” in the Fall 2020, Vol 20 No 1 issue (p. 174).