As presented in the Black in Latin America episode “Brazil, A Racial Democracy?,” the Afro-Brazilian cultural traditions of candomblé and capoeira are quintessential examples of cultural hybridity in the Americas.
The Dr. Soldatenko lecture slides on Brazil also introduce the history of quilombos, another quintessential example of cultural hybridity.
Pick only one of these three examples,
a) candomblé, or
b) capoeira, or
and explain how the history and cultural roots of this tradition conveys the course themes of cultural hybridity and resistance.