Antonio Bispo

Caatinga, Hierarchies, and Pandemics

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by Antônio Bispo dos Santos   Video Commentary from Carmela Zigoni: Quilombolas in the Context of the Covid-19 Pandemic Throughout the pandemic, quilombolas have been fighting against invisibility and for specific public policies that respect their culture and the vulnerability of their communities. However, they have been systematically victimized by institutional racism. The Covid-19 pandemic…

We Belong to the Land

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by Antônio Bispo dos Santos Translated by Carmela Zigoni1 I. When I provoke a debate about colonization, the quilombos2, their manners and their meanings, I do not want to position myself as a thinker. Instead, I am positioning myself as a translator. My elders formed me first through orality, but they put me in school…