Brazil is most frequently known as the land of samba, sun, and celebration. For decades those in North America have enjoyed Brazil’s music, food, dance, and culture. The Brazil that North Americans have come to love and appreciate is the Brazil that is at its essence Afro-Brazilian: the samba, the capoeira, Candomblé, and feijoada. Even [...]
Levantamos: The Center for Afro-Brazilian─American Cooperation is a non-profit corporation founded in January 2004 with the vision of building sustainable relationships between Afro-Brazilians in Brazil and Americans to affect profound educational, social and economic change. The organization’s mission is to develop partnerships between Americans and Afro-Brazilians focused on eliminating inequality and to provide technical and financial assistance [...]
We are currently updating our website. Please check back at the beginning of May when we will launch a new content with news about Brazil and info on Festival Afro-Bahia happening in Washington, D.C. June 11-16, 2013.