Tag: Racism

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 ...

Rio's samba school Unidos da Tijuca - Tomaz Silva/ABr

Rio’s Carnaval Celebrates Life and Blasts New President

Rio de Janeiro’s world-famous Carnaval celebrations officially began on Friday in the first festival ...

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 ...

About 8.000 homeless families invaded private lot in São Bernardo do Campo, São Paulo - Photo: MTST

In São Paulo, Brazil, Everyone Will Have a Home in… 120 Years

Once a proud symbol of resistance to racial segregation, a shabby square in São ...