As various governments in Latin America, including Brazil, progressively adopt political measures and constitutional reforms that recognize the multi-ethnic compositions of the their populations, the imagined invisibilized national identities of African-descendant’s peoples that was often captured under the ideological “monocultural mestiçagem” since the 1970s is said to have given way to multi-culturalism. 1 The multiculturalist perspective as such reflects the recent changes in given or claimed rights, which recognizes the historical legacy that African descendants have suffered as descendants of slaves, and also as victims of racism.