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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 ...

Black Panther Galvanizes Afro-Brazilians to Take on Segregation

‘Black Panther’ Inspires Afro-Brazilians to Feel Proud of Themselves

Disney-Marvel’s “Black Panther” movie, which has gained traction for its empowering notes on Black ...

Amazon, the land of fantasy

Turning It into a Magic Place Is Not Doing the Amazon Any Good

The Amazon, perhaps more than any other region of the globe, has consistently been ...

Brazilian Army and indigenous soldiers of Tiriós ethnicity work side by side in the border with Suriname - Photo: Brazilian Army

Army and Indians Work Together to Protect Brazil’s Borders

Since its founding in 1648, the Brazilian Army (EB, in Portuguese) has maintained a ...

Amazon Indian

No More Amazon Mega-dams, Announces Brazil. Environmentalists and Indians Celebrate

Brazil’s government announced a major shift away from its policy of building mega-dams in ...

An industrial mining operation in Brazil - Photo: Norsk Hydro ASA

Mining Is Responsible for 10 Percent of Deforestation in the Amazon

Nearly ten percent of all the deforestation occurring in the Brazilian Amazon between 2005 ...

O Kunumi Chegou - From Youtube

Brazilian Young Indians Become Rappers to Fight for Land Rights

The opening ceremony of Brazil’s World Cup in 2014 also marked the kickoff of ...

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A Brazilian Fancy Black Toilet Paper Infuriates Black Community

A Brazilian manufacturer has been blasted for appropriating the black empowerment slogan – “Black ...