Brazilian human rights activist and leftist councilwoman Marielle Franco assassinated in Rio. - Photo: #MidiaNINJA

    Execution in Rio of Black Activist and Councilwoman Shocks and Moves Brazil

    Prominent Brazilian human rights activist and councilwoman Marielle Franco was assassinated in Rio de ...

    LGBT's negrxs against prejudice in Gê de Lima Acaso. Hadisui

    Brazil Kills More than One Gay Person per Day

    The charred body of a homeless gay black man has been found in an ...

    Brazil Is Not Winning Its War Against Violence on Black Women

    Every year, Amnesty International releases a report on the state of human rights across ...

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    To Be Black or Not Black? In Brazil…Who Cares!

    A couple of months ago, an older, well-educated female student in my intermediate conversation ...

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    Brazil’s Tourism Black and Blues

    When African Americans talk about traveling to Brazil, two types of tourism tend to ...

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    Blacks Become Majority in Brazil, But Power Remains with Whites

    The news is out. Brazil, with a population of 191 million people, is no ...

    Brazilian Black Female Workers Make Half As Much As White Women

    Black and mulatto women in Brazil receive, on the average, around half of what ...

    Illiteracy Among Blacks in Brazil Is 17%. Among Whites, 7%.

    Ending prejudice begins with education. With this motto, Brazil’s Ministry of Education’s (MEC) 3rd ...

    Brazilian Black Entrepreneurs to Get a Boost from Government

    Brazil’s Special Secretariat of Policies for the Promotion of Racial Equality (Seppir) and the ...

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