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Mestiço by Brazilian painter Cândido Portinari

Contrary to Myth, Brazil Is Ashamed of Being Mestizo

In my last essay I cited João Vargas’s term "the hyperconsciousness of race" to ...

Mulata Azul (Blue Mulatto Lady) by Di Cavalcanti painted in the 1940s

Brazil’s Own One Drop Rule

Since I first began my travels to Brazil in September of 2000, my views ...