Amilcar Pereira, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, “The Brazilian Black Movement and Education Struggles: Between History and Contemporary Challenges”
Despite Brazil’s long history of structural racism, the Brazilian Black Movement is one of the most successful social movements in the last 40 years. Some of the major achievements of the Brazilian Black Movement have been in the area of education. In this talk, Professor Pereira will discuss the historical and contemporary strategies of the Brazilian Black Movement, focusing specifically on their activism in schools and universities. This event is in-person with a remote option.
Co-sponsored by Latin American Studies and the Africana Research Center