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Dia Nacional da Consciência Negra: National Day of Black Consciousness

.November 20th is the National Day of Black Consciousness in Brasil.

Today November 20th 2012 Brasil celebrates Dia Nacional da Consciencia Negra, National Day of Black Consciousness.

Surrounded by members of who practice the Afro Brasilian religion called Candoble is a young  girl dressed in ceremonial Oxun clothing.

This is a washing ceromony in which they use lavendar water to give thanks to divinity called Oxun, the Queen of all all waterfalls and rivers. On this day Brasil also celebrates the contributions Brasilians of African descent have made to Brasil.

National Black Consciousness Day Brasil

AP Photo/Eraldo Per

E viva a beleza NEGRA do nosso Brasil!!!


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Artikleblak is a panoramic color-consciousness of digital media connecting the African Diaspora throughout the world. This world is a massive environment and our images and stories and concerns are spread to sparingly throughout the planet and digital terra. People of color comprise 4/5th of the world's population. Yet we have to Google search and channel surf and scour the event calendars to find ourselves, whether it be a person, place or thing. We should nevermore let oceans, languages, religions, cultures or man-made boundaries partition us. Our humanity is to powerful to remain fragmented, lets make it ONE again. Sincere thanks, Artikleblak


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