Alexandra Martinez

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Alexandra Martinez is a Cuban-American writer and editor based in Miami, FL. She covers arts and culture with a focus on the Cuban diaspora. She graduated from Columbia University in 2014 with a Bachelors in Film Studies and has worked on feature-length fiction and documentary post production teams. Including Ken Burns’ “Jackie Robinson” and Frances Negron-Muntaner’s “War for Guam”. Find her at alexandra-martinez.net

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The Radio Repairman Who Started a Movement in Cuban Music

He begged his mother to let him buy the guitar. When she refused, reminding him that it was half of the month’s rent, he wept.