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Black Awarenss Day

In Rio Grande do Sul at the beginning of the 1970s, Grupo Palmares, a cultural group that also discussed racial and social issues, concluded that the existence of the Palmares Quilombo was the most important moment in the history of black people in Brazil.

Conceição das Crioulas

The arrival of six black women, possibly freed slaves, at the foot of the Serra do Umã (now Serra das Crioulas) marks the foundation of Conceição das Crioulas, a Quilombo Community Remnant (CRQ) located in the municipality of Salgueiro.


Quilombolas are the current habitants of Black rural communities made by the descendants of African-American slaves, who lived, in their majority, from subsistence agriculture in donated, bought, or long-occupied lands.