The Ram’s Horns: Reflections on the Legacy of Abdias Nascimento

  title={The Ram’s Horns: Reflections on the Legacy of Abdias Nascimento},
  author={Elisa Larkin Nascimento},
  journal={Journal of Black Studies},
  pages={588 - 601}
  • E. L. Nascimento
  • Published 13 April 2021
  • Political Science
  • Journal of Black Studies
Abdias Nascimento’s legacy is timely in a world experiencing exacerbated racial conflict and setbacks in public policy addressing inequality. This essay addresses two dimensions: on one hand, Nascimento’s life and work, and the tools he used to combat racism in the diverse realms of social and political activism as well as culture and the arts; on the other, IPEAFRO’s efforts and initiatives to make his legacy a living one, current with the needs of our time. My sources are my firsthand…