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Brazil’s First Job Program Includes Youths from Quilombos

For the first time youths who reside in Quilombos will be included in the ...

March of Brazilian Blacks Demands Adoption of Racial Quotas in College

Approximately 5,000 representatives of the Brazilian black movement from various states around the country, ...

Blacks, Indians, Jews, Arabs, Join to Discuss Racial Equality in Brazil

Brazilian Indians and inhabitants of quilombos (villages originally settled by escaped slaves) share a ...

The Slow Process of Reintegrating Brazil’s Quilombolas

“Quilombos,” communities formed by descendants of ex-slaves, were once the symbol of resistance in ...

Brazil: More Power to Quilombos

Quilombos are rural Afro-Brazilian communities that originated in the 17th century with the rebellion ...