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Who was the first Cape Verdean in the NFL?

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Who was the first Cape Verdean in the NFL?

Robert “Bubba” Pena is the first Cape Verdean to play in the NFL. Earlier this year, Bubba sent us a message. He told us: My name is Robert Pena (nickname Bubba). First of all, I am 100 percent Cape Verdean; all four of my grandparents were born on the Cape […]

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The Cape Verdean Heritage of the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation

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The Cape Verdean Heritage of the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation

The following article is a submission by Vinny Goncalves, formatted by Cape Verde USA. The views expressed in this article are solely those of the author. Cape Verde USA provides a platform for Cape Verdean voices but does not endorse any particular viewpoint. I can say at least 70% of […]

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Cape Verdean Independence Day Celebrations in the USA [2022]

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Cape Verdean Independence Day Celebrations

Right after the Fourth of July celebrating America’s independence from Great Britain in 1776, comes Cape Verdean Independence Day on July 5th, celebrating Cape Verde’s independence from Portugal in 1975. Two back-to-back holidays celebrating both countries. In the US, several states in New England hold annual parades and festivals celebrating […]

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Top 10 Most Famous Cape Verdean Actors

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Top 10 Most Famous Cape Verdean Actors

Who are the most famous Cape Verdean actors? Here’s our top 10 list of Cape Verdean American actors and actresses in television and movies.   1. Chelsea Tavares Chelsea Royce Tavares is an American actress and singer. She is best known for her roles as Cranberry on the Nickelodeon series […]

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Top 10 Cape Verdean Musicians

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Top 10 Cape Verdean Musicians

Who are the top Cape Verdean artists? We found the top 10 Cape Verdean singers and Grammy winners.   1. Cesária Évora Cesária Évora GCIH (Portuguese pronunciation: [sɨˈzaɾiɐ ˈɛvuɾɐ]; 27 August 1941 – 17 December 2011), more commonly known as Cize, was a Cape Verdean singer-songwriter. She received a Grammy […]

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Best Cape Verdean History Book

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Best Cape Verdean History Book

Cape Verde: Crioulo Colony To Independent Nation Richard A. Lobban, Jr., Professor Emeritus of Anthropology and African Studies at Rhode Island College, gives a great history lesson about the Cape Verdean people and their culture. Everything from maritime exploration, to settlement, to slavery, and the struggle for independence.     […]

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Top 10 Biggest Cape Verdean Facebook Pages and Groups

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Top 10 Biggest Cape Verdean Facebook Pages and Groups

We found the 10 biggest and most popular Cape Verdean Facebook groups and pages. Everything from Cape Verdean radio to Cape Verdean recipes. Here they are:   1. Cape Verdean Beautiful People Followers: 117k (as of 5/25/21) Cape Verdean Beautiful People (CVBP MEDIA) is a News/Media & Entertainment Website. CVBP […]

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When is the Cape Verde Flag Raising Celebration in Bridgeport, CT? [2021]

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Cape Verde Flag Raising Celebration Bridgeport, CT

The Cape Verde flag raising celebration in Bridgeport, CT is on May 30th, 2021. Address: Norwich City Hall Building, 100 Broadway, Norwich, CT 06360 Get Directions Time: 1 PM – 5 PM Cape Verdean food, clothing, and accessories will be sold.   Want to show your Cape Verdean pride at […]

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Top 10 Products To Show Your Cape Verdean Pride

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Top 10 Products To Show Your Cape Verdean Pride

Are you going to a Cape Verdean parade or festival? Going to the beach? Want to show your Cape Verdean pride in your neighborhood, in your car, or on the go? Here are our top 10 products to proudly let everyone know that you’re Cape Verdean.   1. American Raised […]

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Top 10 Most Famous Cape Verdean Athletes in America

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Top 10 Most Famous Cape Verdean Athletes in America

Who are the most famous Cape Verdean football, baseball, and basketball players in the USA? Here’s our top 10 list.   1. Stephen Cooper Stephen Cooper (born June 19, 1979) is a former American football linebacker for the San Diego Chargers of the National Football League (NFL). He played college […]

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