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Oct 20, 2019

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Jackie Cruz On 'Hija De Chavez'

Oct 20, 2019

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Singer and actress Jackie Cruz tried on lots of different identities breaking into the entertainment industry. The one you might be most familiar with is fictional, as the convict Marisol "Flaca" Gonzales from the Netflix series "Orange Is The New Black."

In 1619, the first Africans are believed to have arrived in America. Destined for a life of slavery in the New World, 350 people were taken from Angola and stuffed onto a ship named the San Juan Bautista.

Phoenix resident Wanda Tucker believes her family may have been descended from the survivors of that journey.

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