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Brazil Debates a Plan for Racial Equality

Blacks, whites, Indians, gypsies, Arabs, Palestinians, Jews, Asians, Muslims, and descendants of runaway slaves. ...

Former Brazilian Slaves Win One in Court

A ray of hope for quilombos broke through the clouds this month on a ...

Brazil Cleans the Dictionary with a PC Brush

In Plato’s Dialogues, Cratylus considers that the names of things are naturally related to ...

Brazil Wants to Know Where Brazilians Keep Their Racism

The 117th anniversary of the Lei Àurea (Golden Law), which ended slavery in Brazil, ...

White Lie: Poverty in Brazil Has No Color

A little more than a century after the abolition of black slavery in the ...

Brazil Wants to Ban Racism from Sports Fields

The Brazilian government will urge sports officials in Brazil and around the world to ...

UN Urges Brazil to Stop Copying US in Racism Fight

This week one of Brazil’s chief partners in the fight against racial inequalities urged ...

French See the Black and Indian of Brazil’s Roots

As part of the Year of Brazil in France, Paris is receiving the Roots ...

The Slow Process of Reintegrating Brazil’s Quilombolas

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

More Blacks and Less Whites in Brazil

The distribution of the Brazilian population by color or race presented a slight alteration ...