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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 ...

120 Years After End of Slavery Brazilian Blacks Still Far from Getting Equality

Despite Brazil’s NIMBY attitude about racism, while trying to convince itself of being a ...

We Are All Brazilians, All Mixed, and Racists All the Same

From the end of the 1930s till his death in 1995, the anthropologist Ashley ...

Brazilian TV celebrity Xuxa

Blacks Learn in Brazil They Won’t Be Human Until They Become White

My own research on racial exclusion in Brazil has given me ample reason to ...

Favela children in Rio, Brazil

It’s All a Matter of Class Not Color, Say Brazilians. Just Another Myth!

Continuing with the theme of "those racists Americans", most people are familiar with the ...

Brazil Wants to Ban Mulattos and Give Blacks an ID. They Call This Progress

A stupidity cloud seems to hover over the Brazilian national Congress these days. Not ...

AIDS Falls Among Whites in Brazil While Growing 20% Among Blacks

The consequences of racism for black HIV victims will be the theme of World ...

Only 6% of Brazilians Call Themselves Black

Racism raises its ugly head almost everywhere, even in the most unexpected places. A ...

For UN Rapporteur Brazil Needs Affirmative Action to Deal with Marginalization

Racial discrimination is a structural and historical problem in Brazilian society, according to Doudou ...