Lecture by Professor Kimberly Cleveland at Emory University

Dr. Kimberly Cleveland, Associate Professor of Art History, Georgia State University, and author of Black Women Slaves Who Nourished a Nation: Artistic Renderings of Wet Nurses in Brazil, will be giving a lecture on Wednesday, December 4, 2019, at Noon at Emory University. This book is part of the Cambria Studies in Slavery Series, headed… Continue reading Lecture by Professor Kimberly Cleveland at Emory University

#lutopelomuseunacional: The Museo Nacional de Brasil and how it preserved African Heritage and Memories of Slavery in Brazil

The loss of the Museo Nacional de Brasil (National Museum of Brazil) is simply devastating. As The New York Times noted "some items in the collection are irreplaceable to science, as well as the country’s national memory." Long before the tragic fire, Mariza de Carvalho Soares, a Brazilian historian and researcher at the CNPq/MCT (Brazilian… Continue reading #lutopelomuseunacional: The Museo Nacional de Brasil and how it preserved African Heritage and Memories of Slavery in Brazil

Brazil’s African Soul (BBC) – The impact of the slave trade continues

A recent BBC report "Brazil's African Soul" on June 4 states that "African culture brought over during the slave trade still influences modern Salvador in myriad ways, from unique art forms to ongoing social struggles." This is not surprising at all; as Ana Lucia Araujo pointed out in her book Public Memory of Slavery: Victims and… Continue reading Brazil’s African Soul (BBC) – The impact of the slave trade continues

Cambria Press Book Review: The Latin American Identity and the African Diaspora is “a necessary text for all institutional libraries” and “”a valuable addition to the personal library of any scholar”

Cambria Press congratulates Antonio Olliz Boyd on another great review of his book The Latin American Identity and the African Diaspora: Ethnogenesis in Context by the journal New West Indian Guide / Nieuwe West-Indische Gids, which praises the book because the author "offers a new way to approach critical race theory.And he takes a great leap forward… Continue reading Cambria Press Book Review: The Latin American Identity and the African Diaspora is “a necessary text for all institutional libraries” and “”a valuable addition to the personal library of any scholar”