[act-ma] 03/12 Afro-Venezuelans and the Challenges of Building a Communal State, a talk by Jesus "Chucho" Garcia

Consulate events.venezuelan.consulate at gmail.com
Sun Nov 29 15:00:45 PST 2015

Encuentro Diaspora Afro and Massachusetts Global Action

In Collaboration with

The Consulate General of Venezuela in Boston


"Afro-Venezuelans and the Challenges of  Building a Communal State"

How Afro-Venezuelan towns are creating communal networks for
production and distribution to face the economic war

A talk by Jesus “Chucho” Garcia

Jesus "Chucho" Garcia, born in Barlovento, Venezuela, intellectual,
diplomat, writer and activist for the rights of people of African
descent, studied education at the Central University of Venezuela,
where he founded the Center for African American Studies "Miguel
Acosta Saigne". He has conducted several studies and ethnological
research on African diaspora. As Afro-Venezuelan activist has been
co-founder and organizer of many both urban and rural community
organizations and longtime advocate against racism and discrimination.
He has written more than twenty books on the African diaspora and
Afro-Venezuelan affairs. Mr. Garcia is currently the Consul General of
Venezuela in New Orleans.

Thursday December 3rd 6:30pm

Free and Open to the public

At Cultural Cafe

76 Atherton Street Jamaica Plain, MA 02130

Venezuelan food will be served

Co-sponsored by Cultural Cafe and Boston Bolivarians

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