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Background image: Photo of AfroBrazilian women marching after the assassination of Councilwoman Marielle Franco and her driver, Anderson Gomes, Rio de Janeiro, March 2018.
Image credit:
Photo by Mídia Ninja.

UC Berkeley has one of the nation's largest communities of Latin Americanists. More than 100 faculty members teach about 300 courses in the languages, history, politics, and culture of Latin America. Each year, more than 400 Berkeley students receive degrees involving the study of Latin America.