Sunday, June 24, 2018

Tag: afro brazilians

Marielle Franco Assassinated, Brazil Erupts in Protest...

The Black and poor populations of Brazil are in protest following the execution-style killing of Marielle Franco, 38, a Black city councilwoman, activist, and...

How Marvel’s ‘Black Panther’ Is Inspiring a...

The self-sufficiency exhibited in "Black Panther's" Wakanda has inspired thousands of Afro-Brazilians to look to their own for economic and entrepreneurial support. As a nation...

Mexico Officially Recognizes 1.38 Million Afro-Mexicans in...

In what is being hailed as a step forward for people of African descent, Mexico has for the first time recognized its Afro-Mexican population. ...

If African Americans Are Refugees In America,...

Should African Americans qualify as refugees?  And if so, where would we go?  In an op-ed in the Washington Post, Aha Jorjani—an immigration defense...

10 Reasons Brazil’s Quilombo Reparations Program Is...

Quilombos are Afro-Brazilian settlements that were originally established by Black people who escaped slavery. Through the years, the descendants of these Africans have continued to...

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...

Black Brazilians Push Government to Pay Reparations...

While the world's eyes remain riveted on Brazil's World Cup stadiums, most people aren't aware that the country is also the home to one...