Lucecita: Musician & Activist Blacklisted For Her Refusal To Whiten Her Appearance

Lucecita (Luz Esther Benítez) – musician and activist. Lucecita was blacklisted from Puerto Rican television during the early 1970s for her refusal to whiten her appearance and for her support of revolutionary movements in Puerto Rico and Cuba (many Puerto Rican television stations were owned and staffed primarily by white cuban exiles). In response to…

via Lucecita: Musician & Activist Blacklisted For Her Refusal To Whiten Her Appearance — Black Then

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