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Black Life Is Cheap In Brazil as...

The police in the United States are killing civilians at an alarming rate, and the problem of police abuse is well reported. In Brazil...

Do Recent Moves by the Brazilian President...

Slavery still exists in Brazil. The Global Slavery Index reports an estimated 161,100 Brazilians are currently living in modern slavery. And between 1995 and...

Racist Acts Can Get You Jailed In...

Brazilian funk singer Ludmilla has been the target of numerous racist remarks since she first broke onto the music scene in 2012 with the YouTube hit "Fala Mal...

‘Getting Respect’: How Different Groups Around...

How do the oppressed respond to racism and how differently does each group respond depending on the country they live in? The authors of...

How Changing Attitudes About Race and Skin...

If you want to get a sense of how complex racial identity is in Brazil, you should meet sisters Francine and Fernanda Gravina. Both...

14 Stunningly Beautiful Black Women from Brazil

Nayara Justino, 25, was elected Carnaval Globeleza in 2014 in a popularity contest. After receiving racist threats, she told the Brazilian public, "I'm Black...

The Afro-Brazilian Story III: Link With Africa,...

This is the third in a three-part series on Afro-Brazillians. The other two parts may be found here: The Afro-Brazilian Story I: Black November...

Afro-Brazilian Story II: Slavery, Identity and the...

Slavery Beginning in 15th century, Portuguese captured and exported over 4 million Africans as slaves to Brazil. In Rio de Janeiro, the remains of Valongo wharf,...

Afro-Brazilian Models Slam Racism in Brazil’s Fashion...

Some 40 models of African descent, most of them women, staged a topless protest in Rio de Janeiro against the low presence of Afro-Brazilians...

Afro-Brazilians Embracing African Spirituality Out in the...

Amid chanting and drumming, a crowd gathers in Sao Paulo and waits for the gods to come to them from the spirit world. They are...

Brazilians of African Descent Demanding Political, Economic...

In the wake of the  recent protests in Brazil, known as the V for Vinegar Movement or Salad Revolt, and Brazilian Spring, Brazilians of...

Afro-Brazilian: Luxurious Squatting in Brazil

CNN's Shasta Darlington talks to Afro-Brazilian families squatting in a faded luxury building in Brazil.

Afro-Brazilian Groups Unite During Salvador Carnaval

SALVADOR, Brazil — On Sunday at noon, some 15,000 people were mustered for a parade at Campo Grande, Salvador’s Central Park — part of...
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