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MPB, Brazilian Popular Music

How Music Has Brought Blacks Back to the Brazilian Melting Cauldron

Since the second half of the 20th century, global or ‘World’ music has become ...

Sugarcane cutter in Brazil

Inequality Is As Brazilian As the Weather and the Beaches

On Sunday, February 5, the Brazilian TV program Fantástico presented three shocking reports. One ...

Brazilian Black Female Workers Make Half As Much As White Women

Black and mulatto women in Brazil receive, on the average, around half of what ...

Entrepreneur Adalberto Camargo

Brazil Won’t Know Democracy Before 44% in Power Are Black

Just recently we remembered Zumbi of Palmares, on Black Consciousness Day (November 20). He ...

Brazil’s Runaway Slaves Descendants Want Title to Land They Live In

Friday, December 2, was the first day of Brazil’s national encounter of communities formed ...

Illiteracy Among Blacks in Brazil Is 17%. Among Whites, 7%.

Ending prejudice begins with education. With this motto, Brazil’s Ministry of Education’s (MEC) 3rd ...

In Brazil, AIDS Kills More Blacks than Whites

The campaign, Together with Children and Adolescents – Together We Shall Overcome AIDS! – ...

Blacks in Brazil Start Working Earlier and Retire Later than Whites

Brazilian blacks tend to enter the job market at an earlier age and spend ...

Brazilian Black Entrepreneurs to Get a Boost from Government

Brazil’s Special Secretariat of Policies for the Promotion of Racial Equality (Seppir) and the ...