Quilombo Quingoma and its fight against real estate speculation amid the Covid-19 pandemic

In the midst of the pandemic, the community resists collusion between state, municipal governments and construction companies. Quilombo Quingoma is a traditional community located in the municipality of Lauro de Freitas, Metropolitan Region of Salvador, Bahia. The community, which now has about 3,500 residents, has origins that date back to 1569, and is estimated to beContinue reading “Quilombo Quingoma and its fight against real estate speculation amid the Covid-19 pandemic”

CSPS-Brazil Gives Presentation on People’s Resistance Against Police in Favelas

The Committee to Support the People’s Struggle in Brazil gave a presentation on June 18 in Rosewood Park in Austin which highlighted resistance to police oppression in the favelas (slums) of Brazil’s major cities and connected it to the recent protests in the US. The event was carried out in the internationalist spirit of supportingContinue reading “CSPS-Brazil Gives Presentation on People’s Resistance Against Police in Favelas”