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 a synonym of racial democracy? – José Carlos Ruy* discuss such intricacies balancing two radical perspectives on miscegenation. The understanding of this matters will certainly reinforce our understanding of syncretism as a key element in Capoeira. Continue reading