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Firm News | Bhering Advogados supports Black Awareness Day in Brazil


November 20 is marked as Black Awareness Day in Brazil. The date was officially established by Law No. 12,519, of 2011, in reference to the death of Zumbi dos Palmares, one of the leaders of the largest quilombo in our country’s history, a symbol of resistance against slavery and of the Afro-Brazilian fight.

The Black Awareness Day highlights the importance of discussing racism and inequality in Brazil. Thus, emphasizes the role of African culture in the constitution of Brazilian culture, and the need to understand the challenges on the path to a more egalitarian nation.




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