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Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month: Singer and Actor Ruben Blades

Photo Courtesy: Biography
Photo Courtesy: Biography

Latinos have made great contributions in music.  One of my favorite singers is Ruben Blades.

Blades is a Panamanian salsa singer, songwriter, actor, and Latin jazz musician. He attended Harvard Law school and is also an activist.

As songwriter, Blades brought the lyrical sophistication of Central American nueva canción and Cuban nueva trova as well as experimental tempos and politically inspired Nuyorican salsa to his music. (Wikipedia info)


Enjoy his music.


Journalism is my life. I've been a reporter for 36 years. My office is the world. During my career I have been honored with 50 journalism awards and nominations. I'm also an Emmy-nominated TV commentator. I'm currently the VP of Programs for SPJ Fort Worth Chapter. I'm also the former VP of Online for the National Association of Hispanic Journalists.

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