Who Says Brunettes Don't Have Fun?
A Fragmentary, Living Archeologyof African-American History:
We've been showing a lot of baby
animals in the mornings (to lighten
things up...while we slouch toward
But today's offering has baby humans
who can dance their butts off, in a way
that only Afro-enhanced Latinos can!
And Boy, can these little tykes dance!
Salsa is a popular form of social dance
that originated in New York in the mid-
1970s with strong influences from Latin
America, particularly Cuba and Puerto Rico.
These dance moves are a fragmentary,
living archeology of African-American history,
which still lives with gusto, in the music and
dance traditions of the Americas, North and
South and Caribbean. (NB: Archeology is the
study of human activity in the past - not only
about digging things out of the ground).
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