Exporting Revolution: Cuba's Global Solidarity
Margaret Randall is the author of dozens of books of poetry and prose, including Haydée Santamaría, Cuban Revolutionary: She Led by Transgression and Che on My Mind, and the editor of Only the Road / Solo el Camino: Eight Decades of Cuban Poetry, all also published by Duke University Press.
Laidi in Zambia
Chapter 10 features a story by a well-known Cuban writer about her experiences working as a physician at a hospital in Zambia. Again there is a great deal of emphasis on the cultural differences. A white woman from Cuba must convince black Africans who have long been subjected to white colonialism that she is there to help them rather than take what little they have.