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Brazil Accuses American Missionary of Exposing Indians to Death

An American missionary operating in Brazil has exposed an isolated indigenous tribe to disease ...

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 ...

The Guardians of the Amazon recently destroyed a logging truck they discovered in their territory.

Brazil Logging Mafia Kills Another Guardian of the Amazon

A leader of an Amazon tribe acclaimed for its environmental defenders has been killed, ...

Shawãdawa Indians dancing the mariri

Brazil’s Forest People Mission: Offer Outsiders a Glimpse of Jungle Life

“Indians are not a thing of the past.” “Indians are not a costume.” “Water ...

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 ...