Elisa Reis on cultural perceptions of society
Elisa Reis is a Professor of Political Sociology at the Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro and serves on the Steering Committee, the Scientific Council, and as a Coordinating Lead Author for Chapter 1: Social Trends and New Geographies. In this video, she describes the evolution of cultural perceptions of societal aspects like growth and poverty.
Er,I’m half Jamaican and half Nigerian. Jamaicans are decendants of slaves (blacks are not native to what is now known as Jamaica). Go check out the slavery museum on the island of Curacao. Both Jamaicans and Nigerians and all Caribbean and African people were/are victims of colonialism. Bottom line – we are all in this together (any division is artificial and created to weaken us) This is a proud moment for all.By the way, I am not ashamed to say that I am a decendant of slaves. Our ancestors were some strong people. I know that I would not have survived.Obama/Biden 08