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Margareta Matache, Roma rights activist and instructor at Harvard University (2015).
Margareta Matache, Roma rights activist and instructor at Harvard University (2015).

Margareta Matache and Cornel West on the common struggle of African Americans and Roma against white normativity

26.2.2018 7:57 Margareta Matache, a Roma rights activist and scholar who directs the Roma Program at the FXB Center for Health and Human Rights, and Cornel West, an American author and civil rights activist who is currently Professor of the Practice of Public Philosophy at Harvard, have co-authored an analysis for The Guardian newspaper in the UK on the commonalities between the struggles of African Americans and Romani people for equality. The piece notes that the history of African Americans and Romani people bear similarities with respect to the way "white policymakers" have employed similar tactics against members of both groups in order to maintain "white normativity, social power, and privilege".  full story

Monument to be built in Bucharest to recognise the Roma victims of Romanian slavery

Bucharest, 7.3.2011 16:40, (ROMEA) Romania’s capital Bucharest is to have a monument dedicated to the Roma who were slaves in Romania until the mid-nineteenth century.  full story




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