The World Spins, Yet Some Don’t Move

“When you turn out the light, a blonde looks like the sheet: you can’t see her in the dark. A black girl looks like the darkness: you can’t see her too. But a mulatta — ah, a mulatta shines and shines in the dark, like a jewel.”

Pico Iyer, “Cuba and the Night”

Cuba, 21st century. One big human experiment, completely successful, people usually stretch a dollar and survive. They have been closed for long time, and they struggle, they fight for themselves, for their family and for people they love. They don’t have strength to fight the system anymore, because couple of previous …


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