Jul 28, 2020
Minisode: Beni's Silence
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Beni recalls an unsettling moment during the music festival that left him speechless.

This minisode includes a moment of racialized language. Please see below for content resources.

Written and directed by Dania Ramos
Audio engineering, sound design, and music by Michael Aquino
Episode art layout: M. Aquino; original image: Shutterstock / Alexander_P

Leilany Figueroa as Alexa Ventura
Claudio Venancio as Beni Ventura
Tocador: Wesley Tahsir-Rodriguez
Additional voice: Cooper Tate

Guest Musician: Luis Diaz
Additional original music: Lara Gonzalez, Christopher White

Timestorm is produced by Cocotazo Media and is a proud member of TRAX from PRX. Additional support comes from the Google Podcasts creator program.

Shout-out to our first listeners for this minisode: Abel, Andrew, Darin, Jennica, Melissa T., Melissa V., Michelle, Tezarah, Yadier, and an anonymous listener.

Timestorm is produced by Cocotazo Media and is a proud member of TRAX from PRX. Support for TRAX comes from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. Additional support comes from the Google Podcasts creator program and our loyal Patreon community.

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Equipment sponsor: 3DioSound | Series art: Hispanic Legacy Studio
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Timestorm resources: Episode Guides & Transcripts | More About Puerto Rico | Map Guides

Timestorm is produced in Essex County, NJ, which is situated on the traditional territory of the Leni Lenape people.

Content Resources
Racial Justice Resources | ”Talking to kids about race” (National Geographic, Greenwood)
”Colorism In The Latino Community & Its Generational Impact” (Embracing Diversity, Santana)
National Museum of American History - Bomba Drum
“Bomba: The Enduring Anthem of Puerto Rico” (NYT, Du Graf/Lyons)

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