"Condemn me. It does not
matter. History will absolve me."
— Oct. 16, 1953, at his trial for rebel attack that launched Cuban Revolution.
heart of Miami, ten-thousand Cubans
the street in celebration.
headliners write about his complicated
Kaepernick gets booed at the Hard Rock stadium.
wide-eyed American college students
his status as a liberation icon.
could have known that after the revolution
set up a private marina in the Bay of Pigs
house his 88-foot yacht built with wood from Angola.
private basketball court where it’s reported
never lost a game, likely not due to skill.
hospital he pays two men to live there
permanently because they share his blood type.
An old legend says that there are no dogs or cats
left in Cuba because they were all eaten by hungry
Last year Castro flew in a team of veterinarians
to perform a life-saving spinal surgery on his dog Spinee.