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    Rio’s Carnaval Celebrates Life and Blasts New President

    Rio de Janeiro’s world-famous Carnaval celebrations officially began on Friday in the first festival ...

    In Response to Sexism and Racism, Over 1000 Black Women Run for Office in Brazil

    Motivated in part by President Donald Trump’s disparaging remarks about women and the numerous ...

    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 ...

    Brazilians Special Kind of Blindness: They Can’t See They Are Racist

    University of Arizona anthropologist Jennifer Roth-Gordon spent 10 days in Brazil leading up to ...

    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 ...

    Black activism in Brazil and the US

    Comparing Discriminatory Policing and Social Action in Brazil and the US

    The disproportionately harsh and violent treatment of African-Americans by law enforcement officials has been ...