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INTERcutural versus MULTIcultural perspective: closing up the Month of the Black Consciousness

Lessons on how to build unity within diversity were left to us many times throughout the course of human history. In Brazil their were taught centuries ago, first, and foremost, by diverse African and Amerindian nations that together with exliled … Continue reading

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Is miscegenation a synonym of racial democracy?

Celebrating the November 20, the Day of the Black Consciousness, in Brazil I posted a series of articles inviting my camarás to reflect about the intricate socio-cultural and historical background Capoeira comes from. In the following article – Is miscegenation … Continue reading

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The Day of the Black Consciousness

  Since the 1960s the Day of the Black Consciousness in Brazil is celebrated on the 20th of November. At this day, in 1695, the last leader of the Quilombo dos Palmares – Zumbi, was executed by the slavish establishment.

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