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    Brazil’s Dual Legacy of Slavery and the Monarchy

    What do most Americans know of Brazil? Hardly more than the samba, the homeland ...

    Brazilian quilombolas descend from slaves

    Descendants of Escaped Slaves Clash with Navy in Brazil over Land

    After decades of black resistance and at least five years of legal dispute, the ...

    World Cup Mascot 2014

    World Cup and Olympics: Just Another Example of Brazil’s Perverted Generosity

    Brazilian history begins with a gesture of inverted generosity: civilizing the native population, exploiting ...

    Brazilian sugarcane cutter

    UN Calls for an End to Slavery in Brazil

    An United Nations independent human rights expert has called Brazil to strengthen efforts to ...

    Slave work in Brazil

    121 Years After Abolition Brazil Is Still a Slave-ocratic Country

    At a ceremony held at the Brazilian Academy of Letters (ABL), Marcos Vinicios Vilaça ...

    Sugarcane cutter in Brazil

    No Water, No Toilet, US$ 6 a Day: The Life of a Brazilian Sugarcane Cutter

    The mobile group of inspectors from Brazil’s Ministry of Labor and Employment (Ministério do ...

    Trash dump in Brazil

    So Rich Brazil, So Many Poor Brazilians!

    A few days ago, I thoroughly enjoyed reading the book Lula of Brazil: The ...

    Child prostitution in Brazil

    Up to Half a Million Kids Exploited for Prostitution in Brazil

    Brazil is among the 50 nations that  are part of the second tier of ...

    Brazilian senate

    Brazil’s Congress and the Joy of Treading Mud While Staying in Place

    In these weeks leading up to the 120th anniversary of the Abolition of Slavery ...