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African Century

Posted by hotelnur on 28th December 2014 in News

Of this form, becoming exactly crossbred, the Europeans influenced for theories of the philosophers of the lights alleged that the blacks did not have psychological conditions much less responsibility to combine it the more modern models of production. This made with that the mestizos if became in century XIX a species of substitutes of hand of immigrant workmanship. ' ' luzes' ' that they illuminated the Europe during centuries XVII and XVIII, in Latin America in the following century, they had brought much blackout for the crossbred citizen. To this Munanga# respect it contributes affirming that ' ' in the second half of century XVIII the politics of the branqueamento gained airs of colorista ideology, come back toward the citizens not brancos' '. As consequncia, this ideology promoted between the black and the mestizos throughout history a species of hierarquizao, that is, the more clear will be its skin, more valued will be this citizen before the society that it lives.

This colorista mentality is materialized in the process of independence of the old French colony in the Caribbean, Haiti. During much time, this small country today loaded the pertaining heading to Brazil, as the nation with the black contingent greater is of Africa. During century XVII, this island became it only colony to produce at the same time sugar, coffee, indigo and cotton on a large scale, so great wealth that France to the being defeated for England preferred to yield in 1763 the colony of Canada to lose of Haiti. According to Grondin# ' ' after the Caribbean aboriginals to be exterminados, about 240 a thousand blacks had been brought of Africa in the 200 years previous to independence haitiana' '. The black population of African origin developed in that small country a language, ' ' crele' ' , spoken for 98% of the considered population poor, however, the bourgeoisie whom the power withheld said the Frenchman.