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US Decries Torture, Child Labor and Political Murder by Police in Brazil

The US issued earlier this month its reports of human rights practices for 2007 ...

What Brazil Can Learn from the US on Race and Education

Since 1996 I have had the pleasure of visiting Brazil many times. On each ...

Playing the Race Game in Brazil’s Shopping Malls

Sociology teaches us that spaces are not neutral; just as race or color are ...

Swiss National Taken to Jail in Brazil for Calling Airport Agent a Monkey

Brazilian authorities arrested a Swiss citizen in Rio's international airport Antônio Carlos Jobim, charging ...

Raça, a magazine for Brazilian blacks

In Race Matters the US Is Becoming More and More Like Brazil

As several historical studies have proven, descriptions of rape and the subsequent effects on ...

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 ...

A Brazilian Globo TV network soap opera

Through Globo TV Lenses Brazil Is a White Dreamland

For approximately a year now I have been a subscriber to Rede Globo Internacional ...

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 ...

Afro-Brazilian by Mário Freire

By Making the US a Racial Hell Brazil Can See Itself As Eden

Since late 1999, the people and culture of the Federal Republic of Brazil have ...

FIFA Is Still Too Timid Against Racism, Says Brazilian Researcher

The International Soccer Federation (FIFA) should sponsor a more vigorous worldwide campaign against racism ...