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Black Community Crisis: Police Violence in Brazil

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November 20 is Brazil’s Black Consciousness Day. However, for a group of black mothers in the city of Salvador, Bahia, this year’s action will not be about traditional black political questions like affirmative action or identity politics. Instead, they will host a silent protest in front of the Bahian governor’s office in honor of their children who have been killed or “disappeared” by the police. They will demand justice during a day of mourning and struggle.

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Institute of the Black World 21st Century

Town Hall Meeting and Conference on Violence and Fratricide in Black Communities

By News & Current Affairs, Press Releases / Statements

The Institute of the Black World 21st Century (IBW) in conjunction with the Philadelphia Region Justice Collaborative (PRJC) will convene a Town Hall meeting followed by a mini conference to address the plague of violence and fratricide in African-American communities in Philadelphia and other major cities across the country. Both events will take place at Philadelphia’s historic Church of the Advocate, 1801 West Diamond Street, on November 20th and 21st.

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