Iêda Leal is Secretary for the fight against racism at CNTE, Brasil (Confederação Nacional dos Trabalhadores em Educação). She is the Treasurer of SINTEGO (Sindicato dos Trabalhadores em Educaçãode Goiás), National coordinator of the MNU (Movimento Negro Unificato), Coordinator of the Centro de Referência Negra Lélia Gonzales and secretary of communication of CUT-Goiás (Central Única dos Trabalhadores).
Written by Iêda Leal
Since the coup against President Dilma Rousseff in 2016, the black population has seen an upsurge in violence. With the election of Jair Bolsonaro in 2018, racism, in effect, became state policy. Racism has always existed in the country, but racists are more visible, showing themselves in broad daylight and...“Brazilian government makes racism a state policy”, by Iêda Leal.