fbpx

Cuban Singer Becomes Pioneer of #MeToo Movement on the Island

Nicole Rojas
Jul 18, 2019 - 12:30
Cuban Singer Becomes Pioneer of #MeToo Movement on the Island

A Cuban artist, known as the “Goddess of Cuba,” has become a lightning rod for the #MeToo movement on the Caribbean island after publicly accusing a fellow musician of sexual assault. Dianelys Alfonso, 38, alleged that José Luis Cortés, a renowned musician and bandleader, assaulted and raped her repeatedly during their yearslong relationship, the Associated Press (AP) reported. The two musicians worked together from 2003 to 2009 in one of Cuba’s best known bands, NG La Banda. They were romantically involved during much of that time. Alfonso made the accusations in June on an internet video program with host Alex...

Login to continue reading.
Dont Have an account? join now
Lost your password? Please enter your username or email address. You will receive a link to create a new password via email.

Leave a Reply

Become a member and join TheNorthStar

Join Over 25, 000 members from all 50 states and 100+ countries to
help build and sustain the most courageous Community of liberation
journalism in the world.

More From The North Star

March on Washington 2020 Live...

March on Washington 2020 Live Blog: Thousands Gather in D.C. to End Police Brutality...Read More

Maria Perez, Nicole Rojas & Micah Schaffer
1

The Leader of the Proud Boys...

The Leader of the Proud Boys has been a Police Informant for the Past Decade...Read More

Shaun King
0

New Definitions: Redefining...

New Definitions: Redefining America Through Verse | Volume Three [Defining Insurrection]...Read More

Donney Rose
0

See more articles from Nicole Rojas

Follow Nicole Rojas to see more of their article on TheNorth