Munanga Power

Posted in News on January 1st, 2018

Still as Grondin# in Haiti the distinction of social classroom was necessarily express in speaks of a dictator; ' ' rich black is crossbred poor mestizo is negro' '. The economic power and the control of the power politician had been always basic in Haiti and for this reason many Haitians had finished dying. as much experience in this field. The constant exchanges in the government of this island had the same provided the hierarquizao between citizens of blood, the blacks and the mestizos. One of the factors that had contributed for the sprouting of the conflict were the identity crisis, therefore the mestizos identified themselves with the colonizador ideal, that is, the Frenchmen, while the blacks associated it the kept out of society ones. The Vodu and the Crole, that is, the religion and the language respectively represented the identity of the black population of the island. Thus, the long period of fights between blacks of the North and the mestizos of the South for the question of the power politician, in set with the extensive period of French domination and the disastrous administration of the Duvalier family had provided to the Haitian population a great difficulty in the constitution of its identities.

When analyzing the historical problem involving the question of the constitution of identity of the crossbred citizen in Brazil one perceives that this situation does not elapse of a simple relation of skin color. The ambiguidade that perpassa the mestizo to not obtaining to define itself nor as individual afrodescendente and as so little white, that is, however if sees as one and to the times as another one, is an upheaval that if drags per centuries. To be able to assist the crossbred citizen in the search for the definition of its identity one becomes necessary to use the used words for psychologist Eneida de Almeida Dos Reis. Kings (2002) obtained to elaborate a book considered for Munanga as one of them we rarssimos works that specifically deal with the mestization in Brazil.

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