This Sunday (21/11), one day after the date that the
Black Consciousness Day
went to social networks and wrote a text criticizing the national holiday dedicated to reflecting on the inclusion of blacks in Brazilian society and the fight against racism in the
The date was chosen because it coincides with the day assigned to the death of
Zumbi dos Palmares
, leader of the
Quilombo dos Palmares
, one of the greatest leaders of the black resistance in the country that fought for the liberation of the people against the slave system.
The actress and former special secretary of
of the government of
(no party) in your account at
not only criticized the existence of the date, as he cited a possible “White Consciousness Day”.
“Yesterday, Black Consciousness Day was celebrated. When will we have the White, Yellow, Brown Consciousness Day…? How long are we still going to victimize ourselves under the weight of years, of centuries of pain, due to ancestral guilt?”, he asked.
“When are we going to stop looking back and face today, and look at each other with the courage of a clean face? Mature, evolved, aware of our struggle, united in our capacity to be human? Simply, brothers?”, concluded the veteran.
In the comments tab, the mother of
was supported by some of the netizens, but was also the target of criticism for the controversial positioning.
“Look at the service,” wrote a follower. “Blame by ancestors who still make victims today. […] I’m just sorry for the ignorance,” snapped another. “No, no,” criticized a third.
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