Cuban Hip-Hop Group Las Krudas Embraces Feminism

Las Krudas is part of an art movement in Cuba created by black feminists, says Fari Nzinga in this essay in the anthology “Getting In is Not Enough.” But like female rappers in the U.S., they fight invisibility in the industry.

U.S. Policies Called Bitter Pills for Cuban Women

Cuban women struggle with hardships that range from limited wages that drive many to prostitution to handling most of the housework. Women’s rights activists there say the U.S. trade embargo and other sanctions only make their burden worse.