Ivelisse Diaz – The Pulse Of Liberation Through Puerto Rican Bomba
On today’s episode of Rhythm of Rebellion, Taina speaks with Ivelisse Diaz, a dynamic force in the world of Bomba, an emblematic Puerto Rican musical tradition that emerged 400 years ago from our African ancestors. Ivelisse shares her journey, from learning Bomba as a child, to becoming director of La Escuelita Bombera de Corazón based in Chicago’s Humboldt Park community with classes offered throughout the world. Her story unfolds as a testament to the transformative power of Bomba as a tool for healing, resistance, reciprocity, and remembrance.
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