Lua Nova: Revista de Cultura e Política
Print version ISSN 0102-6445
RIOS, Flavia. The black protest in contemporary Brazil (1978-2010). Lua Nova [online]. 2012, n.85, pp. 41-79. ISSN 0102-6445. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0102-64452012000100003.
The street protest is, in this article, the privileged analytical unit to study the political history of Brazilian black movement. The analysis includes the political process since its inaugural act - which would open the curtains of a new cycle of mobilization in the nest of struggles in a democratic society strongly mobilized against dictatorship - to the institucionalization of its demands and its political leaders, who are now agents of the racial equality at the instituted public power.
Keywords : Black movement; Protest, Democratization; Collective identity.