Community Projects

Yanga: Journeys to Freedom with Qubilah Shabazz, Malcolm X's Daughter

May 19, 2022

As part of the Yanga: Journeys to Freedom exhibition, Latino Arts Project welcomed Qubilah Shabazz, daughter of Malcolm X, to celebrate this legendary freedom fighter on his birthday and a personal insight of him as a man, a husband and a father.

Also presenting was local activist and life-long Malcolmite, Thomas Muhammad, who shared the history of the Black Panther movement and early days of the civil rights movement from an insider’s view.

Yanga: Journeys to Freedom at the Dallas Symphony Orchestra

About the Performance

Latino Arts Project proudly partnered with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra for a special concert by Mexican composer Gabriela Ortiz, featuring the Dallas Symphony Orchestra (DSO), Tambuco Percussion Ensemble from Mexico City, and the Dallas Chamber Choir.

Unaccompanied Minors in the Immigration Crisis

About the Collaboration

Produced by Cara Mía Theatre and Latino Arts Project, The Latino Center for Leadership Development is proud to present the world-premiere of Ursula and post-show panel discussing the immigration crisis from the lens of Central America, Mexico, and the U.S.

Afro-Mexican Celebration: A Shared Cultural Journey

About the Celebration

Latino Arts Project was proud to present an artistic performance celebrating Afro-Mexican culture during Black History Month. The performance benefited After8toEducate and promoted unity by honoring the art, history, and ancestry of the combined African and Mexican cultures.

Attendees experienced the performance of world-renowned entertainer, Alejandra Robles, spoken word poetry with local youth, dance with traditional masks from Mexico and Afro-Mexican art & fashion.