To celebrate Black Awareness Day in Brazil, Black History Studies in association with Rio Encantos Experiences presents a virtual ‘Little Africa Black History Walk in Rio de Janeiro’ on Friday 20th November 2020.
November 20th is a day on which to reflect upon the injustices of slavery and to celebrate the contributions that have been made to Brazilian society by citizens of ‘African’ descent.
There is a “Little Africa” in Rio that is still unknown by most people. You will learn about the history of the port and its role on the slave trade, its labour movements and economic growth; Brazilian Black History Figures; This route is about Brazilian history and its African roots. It showcases archaeological sites and how they’re deeply connected with who we are as Brazilians. Here you will find out about one of the most prominent art hubs and hear about resilience, historic figures that helped to built up our wealth on the fields of science, philosophy, music, religion, gastronomy, and culture in general. Get to know about some of the people who fought for freedom and built the foundations of Black movements in Brazil.
THIS IS NOT TO BE MISSED.
This virtual tour will take place on Friday 20th November 2020 from 19:00 to 21:00 GMT.
Tickets for virtual tour cost £8.00 per person.
Purchase your tickets from https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_cLMgbnKISJK1QKxTYNTXbA
Location: This is a WEBINAR via Zoom. The Zoom link will be provided upon registration.
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