Saturday, January 28, 2012

Happy Birthday Jose Marti!

1853 -- Cuban revolutionist José Martí (1853-1895) lives.
Poet, essayist & journalist, who became a symbol of
Cuba's struggle for independence. The popular
song "Guantanamera" is based on a poem by Marti.

   Worked on underground papers & sent to jail & forced
   into exile (three columns & you're out?)

         "No man has any special right because he
         belongs to any specific race; just by saying
         the word man, we have already said all the

                  — Jose Marti

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