1. Brazil was the last country to abolish slavery—finally doing so in 1888. A new exhibition, Emancipation Inclusion and Exclusion, at the University of São Paulo, features black and white photographs from the last years of slavery in Brazil. For more information, read NPR’s blog about the exhibition.Photo Caption: Slaves at a coffee yard on a farm. Vale do Paraiba, Sao Paulo, 1882.Photo Credit: Marc Ferrez/Moreira Salles Institute Archive

    Brazil was the last country to abolish slavery—finally doing so in 1888. A new exhibition, Emancipation Inclusion and Exclusion, at the University of São Paulo, features black and white photographs from the last years of slavery in Brazil

    For more information, read NPR’s blog about the exhibition.

    Photo Caption: Slaves at a coffee yard on a farm. Vale do Paraiba, Sao Paulo, 1882.

    Photo Credit: Marc Ferrez/Moreira Salles Institute Archive

  2. Racial Subordination in Latin America

    diasporadash:

    Join Tanya Hernandez (Fordham University), author of Racial Subordination in Latin America: The Role of the State, Customary Law, and the New Civil Rights Response, in conversation with Paulette Caldwell (York University). Hernandez and Caldwell will take a comprehensive look at racial inequality in Latin America.

    Between the Lines: Tanya Hernandez and Paulette Caldwell
    Thursday, January 24 6:30-8 pm
    The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

    RSVP HERE

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