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Two boys ride a bike in front of a mural celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Cuban revolution in Havana, Cuba. Photo by: AP/ Cristobal Herrera.

To mark the 50th anniversary of the Cuban Revolution, Cuban- American author Achy Obejas edited a special edition of "In These Times" magazine. All the articles were written by Cubans. Obejas, who was born in Havana, joins us to talk about the special issue and life in Cuba today. In our weekly Global Notes segment Jerome and Tony discuss Kwaito music. The genre began in the townships in South Africa, at the same time Nelson Mandela took office.

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