Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute Joins With Silvana Magda And Brazilian Week, Senator Bill Perkins for Mulheres De Axe To Honor Brazilian Women August 27th in Harlem
Silvana Magda and Brazilian Week join with the Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute and Senator Bill Perkins to present “Mulheres de Axe”, an event shedding light on the Brazilian women, the keepers of Afro Brazilian sacred traditions who have formed a network to challenge and combat misrepresentation of their historic sacred traditions and practices, violence against women, condemn racial discrimination, gentrification and the lack of resources available to youth and families of economically poor and disenfranchised communities. Visitors will enjoy a display and discussion of Ritual Candomble Dresses of Mulheres de Axe (Women of Axe) representing the different Orixas, African Yoruba Divinities, of the varied Candomble Temples of Brazil, a musical presentation of the diverse rhythms honoring the varied Orixas of Candomble, a panel discussion, and more.
This free event takes place at the Adam Clayton Powell Jr. State Office Building, 2nd Floor (163 West 125th Street) from 6:30PM-8:30PM.
For more information, contact (212) 307-7420 ext. 3004 or 3008
Or visit CCCADI website www.cccadi.org