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Specifically launched during Latino Heritage Month 2015, Es Mi Cultura is a monthly newsletter that provides readers with positive examples of women who proudly acknowledge their African ancestry, while staying true to their Latino ethnicity and culture.

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March 2019 ~ Issue 42



"I used to feel as though if I identified as black, I wasn’t claiming my Latina identity. I wasn’t accounting for my love of sancocho or my natural rhythm for bachata. I felt as though I was claiming to be someone who I wasn’t. Now that I’m older and truly understand the difference between race and ethnicity, I can truly own who I am.  I’m grateful for the opportunity to represent my darker skinned Latina ladies with kinkier hair. No, we aren’t always mixed. No, we aren’t always African-American. We are simply black Dominicans. Black Puerto-Ricans. Black Colombians. Black Panamanians." 




February 2019 ~ Issue 41


As Afro-descendants, it's important to acknowledge and celebrate everyone from the diaspora who has made significant contributions to the world as we know it.

In honor of Black History Month, Es Mi Cultura shines a light on four prominent Afro-Latinos who impacted or changed the course of history.

         Happy Black History Month



January 2019 ~ Issue 40


Es Mi Cultura is ushering in 2019 with a special edition curated by Sasha Fountain.  

"I wanted to highlight some AfroLatinos working in the social justice space. Especially in this political climate, the work these folks do is important." ~Sasha




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