Together We Dine: Yanga and the Afro Mexican Experience

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Together We Dine: Yanga and the Afro Mexican Experience

Project Unity and the Latino Arts Project partner to present a conversation on Mexican and African history, culture and freedom.

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Latino Cultural Center 2600 Live Oak Street Dallas, TX 75204

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Started in 2017, Together We Dine (TWD) provides an opportunity for people to have conversations about race, community relations and other current events in a safe and non-threatening environment.

We are pleased to partner with the Latino Arts Project to offer a community conversation on Yanga and the Afro Mexican Experience as part of National Hispanic Heritage Month. This free exhibit brings awareness to the diversity of cultures within our communities and highlights the commonalities we share. Participants will tour the gallery while exploring the cultural impact of the Afro Mexican experience.

Following the gallery tour, Project Unity facilitators will lead interactive small group discussions as we explore the African and Mexican slave experiences, how they intersected and impacted our respective cultures through food, music, dance and art.

Join us for this cultural experience!


• 5:00 PM Gallery Tour

• 6:00 PM Dinner and Conversation

• Participants must be 18 years or older

• Registration is limited

• Childcare is not provided or an option for this event.

• Registration closes on Saturday, October 1, at 5:00 PM CST

• An event Know Before You Go (KB4UG) with final event details will be sent to all confirmed registered participants on Monday, October 3.

• Check your spam/junk mail for the event KB4UG if you do not receive it in your inbox.

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