Beni recalls an unsettling moment during the music festival that left him speechless.
This minisode includes a moment of racialized language. Please see below for content resources.
Leilany Figueroa as Alexa Ventura
Claudio Venancio as Beni Ventura
Tocador: Wesley Tahsir-Rodriguez
Additional voice: Cooper Tate
Guest Musician: Luis Diaz
Additional original music: Lara Gonzalez, Christopher White
Shout-out to our first listeners for this minisode: Abel, Andrew, Darin, Jennica, Melissa T., Melissa V., Michelle, Tezarah, Yadier, and an anonymous listener.
Timestorm is produced by Cocotazo Media and is a proud member of TRAX from PRX. Support for TRAX comes from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. Additional support comes from the Google Podcasts creator program and our loyal Patreon community.
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Timestorm is produced in Essex County, NJ, which is situated on the traditional territory of the Leni Lenape people.
Racial Justice Resources | ”Talking to kids about race” (National Geographic, Greenwood)
”Colorism In The Latino Community & Its Generational Impact” (Embracing Diversity, Santana)
National Museum of American History - Bomba Drum
“Bomba: The Enduring Anthem of Puerto Rico” (NYT, Du Graf/Lyons)
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