Number of black candidates increases dramatically - Marcello Casal Jr/ABr

Previous White Candidates Find that Running for Office as Black Pays Off in Brazil

Number of black candidates increases dramatically – Marcello Casal Jr/ABr Brazil is undergoing a ...

Punishment of a slave in Brazil, picture by Mauricio Rugendas (circa 1830) - Public domain

How Romanticization of the Past Makes Portugal Deny Its Racism and Reality of Colonialism

The slogan: “Portugal is a country of gentle manners” was crafted by Portugal’s former ...

A father kisses her daughter in Pedacinho do Céu (Little Piece of Heaven), one of the highest points of Turano favela. Photo: Fabrício Mota

Remain at Home, Say Authorities. But Favela Residents in Brazil Aren’t Allowed Such a Luxury

The novel coronavirus pandemic has led authorities to close borders, it has impeded circulation ...

Rio's Favela da Rocinha watched by a military helicopter - Photo: Agência Brazil

It’s Time We Call the Killings of Blacks in Brazil by Its Proper Name: Genocide

Genocide, as defined by the 1948 United Nations Convention on the Prevention and Punishment ...

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 ...

Brazil's racialized sperm economy

When Importing Sperm, Brazilians Insist on White Donors, Preferably with Blue Eyes

The commodification of biomaterials, such as eggs and sperm, and their associated products, has ...