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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...

Brazil’s Ongoing Race Problem: Recent Study Uncovers...

“The most shocking story I heard was told by a young woman, a university student who came to see me… she was phenotypically ‘Black’...

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...

6 Countries That Grew Filthy Rich From...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SktC7VwHmJs&feature=youtu.be Slavery transformed America and European nations into an economic superpowers. American alone stole over $100 trillion worth of of forced labor. Here are 6...

Haitians Immigrate to Brazil, Find Acceptance There...

Manaus, Brazil — Halfway through the Olympic torch relay — a spectacle designed to unite Brazil behind Rio 2016 — torchbearer No. 35 lifted...

EXCLUSIVE: Brazil, the World’s Second-Largest Black Nation,...

Brazil has the fifth-largest population and the sixth-largest economy in the world.  And if the nation's new government of all white men has its way,...

Zika Virus More Common Among the Poor...

RIBEIRAO PRETO, Brazil – Watching kids skate around an ice rink inside the 1-million-square-foot Ribeirao Shopping center, you would hardly guess that this city...

Unearthing of Rio Slave Port Sparks Debate...

The first few times American landscape architect Sara Zewde visited Rio de Janeiro's Valongo Wharf, she struggled to comprehend the recently unearthed remnants of...

Thousands of Haitians Leave Haiti in Search...

Every year thousands of our compatriots left Haiti, often risking their lives in search of a better life and Brazil, for many, represents the...

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...

St. Vincent and Brazil Sign Travel Agreement

St. Vincent and the Grenadines and Brazil have signed a visa-free travel agreement allowing for free movement of their nationals from mid-November. Foreign Affairs Minister...

Racism in Brazilian Football and the Silence...

“What is the difference between chuchu and Xuxa?” goes the question. “Chuchu is eaten by poor black people……”,  goes the answer. The dialogue above is part...

World Cup: Brazil Remains A Nation In...

Daniel Pereira went to work on Tuesday in Sao Paulo, Brazil, because he could not bear to stay home and watch. “We’re nervous, but we...

Video: You Won’t Believe How Far the...

In Brazil, Professor Gates delves behind the façade of Carnival to discover how this "rainbow nation" is waking up to its legacy as the...

Is the Education Gap Between Black Men...

Filmmaker Al Greeze examines the controversial topic of relationships outside of the African American race. Videos by Al Greeze .

Brazilian Funk Tells Real Story of Rio

The volume rattles the bones. The gyrations evoke scenes of lustful abandon. In some of funk’s most explicit forms, tracks sprinkled with the prerecorded...

Citywide Protests Threaten to Paralyze Brazil Ahead...

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil - As the FIFA World Cup approaches, the streets of Brazil are heating up with strikes and demonstrations, and there...

IMF: Latin American, Caribbean Economies in Low...

On Tuesday April 8, 2014, the International Monetary Fund released its World Economic Outlook. From the discussions, the IMF believes that the global economy...

Guyana Pushes Ahead With Hydro Power in...

The government of Guyana has partnered with Brazil to begin a pre-feasibility study of the Upper and Middle Mazaruni areas to determine the potential...

Don’t Stop The Music: Carnival Is Over...

Brazil's annual carnival, which is one of the biggest in the world, ended this week. However, samba which is the soundtrack to the Brazilian...
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