Black Italy: A Conversation With Italian Activist Kwanza Musi Dos Santos

Feb 23, 2021 400

Sat, February 27, 2021. 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM CET. Organized by Portlad State University. Free event, register here. Italy, a country of emigrants, victims themselves of prejudices and discriminations in the past, faces its own ‘hidden’ legacy of colonialism and racial discriminations.

Inspired by the the Black Lives Movement protests in Usa, black and second generation Italians have reignited the debate about citizenship and what it means to be Italian. Activist Kwanza Dos Santos will explain how artists, intellectuals, and activists use civic engagement, film, literature, music, and fashion to fight for the right to belong to the country in which they were born.

 

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SOURCE: http://www.weloveitalian.org

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