Latinx Education

Point All Dominicans Who Deny Their Blackness Here

Dare to encourage unity

SANTO DOMINGO, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC — MARCH 1946: A view as local women and children sit on the grass with plates in Santo Domingo, (then known as Ciudad Trujillo). Image courtesy of Earl Leaf/Michael Ochs Archives / Stringer / Getty Images.

Denial of your African ancestry is racist, unconscionable, and unethical. The cancerous, dogmatic self-desecration ends in our generation.

As a native Spanish speaking Dominican-American man born and raised in Brownsville, Brooklyn, I’ve spent a lifetime…



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Ariel Zorrilla

Ariel Zorrilla


Dominican-American Artist, Athlete, and Perfumer from Brooklyn, NY. Ariel’s writing explores life.