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    A Decades-Long Skirmish Pitches Brazil’s Military Against Descendants of Slaves

    The late Afro-Brazilian scholar Abdias do Nascimento set a unique flame to Brazil’s quilombos, ...

    Brazil Has Over 2000 Former Slaves Communities Barely Surviving

    The legalization of land occupied by "quilombola" communities [communities comprising the offspring of runaway ...

    Brazil’s Runaway Slaves Descendants Want Title to Land They Live In

    Friday, December 2, was the first day of Brazil’s national encounter of communities formed ...

    Former Brazilian Slaves Win One in Court

    A ray of hope for quilombos broke through the clouds this month on a ...

    Brazil: More Power to Quilombos

    Quilombos are rural Afro-Brazilian communities that originated in the 17th century with the rebellion ...