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Mistaken for a Thief, Black Actor is 12 Days in Jail in Rio de Janeiro

In an episode of Everybody Hates Chris , the protagonist meets a police officer to describe the physical characteristics of a robbery suspect and has the distinct feeling that since it reports to the police takes up only a single … Continue reading

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Australian Woman Goes to Jail in Brazil After Refusing to Have Her Nails Manicured by a Black Employee

Australian Louise Stephanie Garcia Gaunt was taken to the Women’s Prison of the City of Gama , near Brasilia , accused of hate crime against four black people , including a policeman . The woman, who has lived in Brazil … Continue reading

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Brazilians Think Race Interfere on Quality of Life, but not Everyone is Concerned About Equality

r A research published today, 22, indicates that 63.7% of the Brazilians consider that the race interferes in the quality of life of the citizens.  For the majority of the 15 thousand interviewed, the difference between the white people’s life  … Continue reading

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“I’m not racist, just homophobic”

Since joined the politics, in 1990, the representative Jair Bolsonaro earned notoriety not by his action as parliamentary, but by his constant statements against the homosexuals and on behalf of the military dictatorship in Brazil, enclosed five years before of … Continue reading

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Is there a black beauty? Or just the beauty?

Tonight, Salvador-based cultural entity Ilê Aiyê is promoting its Black Beauty’s Contest. As it have been carried out since the decade of 1970, when the Ilê Aiyê arose, as a form of guarantee that black people of Salvador were able … Continue reading

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