Aside from insults and power, the federal government appears out of concepts for countering Black Cubans and the hip-hop artists who voice their emotions. Final spring, official media labeled Yotuel Romero, one of many Black vocalists on “Patria y Vida,” a “jinetero” — prostitute — an allusion to his marriage, in Spain, to a White lady. In Cuba in April, rapper Maykel “Osorbo” Perez escaped arrest and led a crowd in chants towards Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel — a handcuff nonetheless dangling from his wrist. Days later, he was beaten by plainclothes brokers.
https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2021/07/27/black-uprising-is-shaking-cubas-communist-regime/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=wp_opinions | Opinion | A Black rebellion is shaking Cuba’s Communist regime