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A Story Of Racism In Italy

Christina Pacella | Posted 07.11.2016 | Impact
Christina Pacella

There is only one "war" humanity should be declaring. That is war on hate and violence. For there is but one race in this world: the human race.

Baobab Flowers: Connecting Black Women Educators in São Paulo and Philadelphia

Kumera Genet | Posted 07.01.2016 | Black Voices
Kumera Genet

I recently spoke with Gabriela Watson Aurazo about her upcoming film project Baobab Flowers.

Brazil: no longer the country of the future?

The Conversation US | Posted 06.02.2016 | World
The Conversation US

By Melvyn Levitsky, University of Michigan When I first served in Brazil in the mid-1960s as a young American diplomat stationed at a small consulate...

Inclusion of urban poverty issues within the Habitat III discussion

Josephine d'Allant | Posted 05.03.2016 | Impact
Josephine d'Allant

By Adèle Charbonneau As the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development (Habitat III) approaches, the inclusion of urban ...

The Inauguration of the UDV Temple in Santa Fe: A Sweet Taste of Justice

Bia Labate | Posted 04.28.2016 | World
Bia Labate

April 24th, 2016: It was beautiful, sunny Sunday afternoon in Santa Fe. That day, the unique, typically bitter and awful taste of ayahuasca did not se...

What Dilma Rousseff Can Teach Americans About Hillary Clinton

Colt Jensen | Posted 04.25.2016 | College
Colt Jensen

With Hillary Clinton's recent victory in New York, her path to becoming the first female nominee for the Democratic party has become much more clear, but her victory in New York wasn't the only vote that garnered major headlines in the last week.

Absurd Harmony in Rocinha

Tzvi Miller | Posted 04.20.2016 | Travel
Tzvi Miller

I just was sitting up on the roof gazing around at the beautiful sights and taking in the incredible variation of different sounds. Not a moment of qu...

Rethinking the Administrative and Political Organization of Urban Outskirts

Josephine d'Allant | Posted 06.30.2016 | Impact
Josephine d'Allant

By Adèle Charbonneau Urban agglomeration is an inevitable consequence of explosive growth in cities. Indeed, the expansion of cities and their outsk...

My Experience Drinking Ayahuasca With American War Veterans

Bia Labate | Posted 01.15.2016 | Politics
Bia Labate

At 44, I am re-considering my disdain for the U.S. That is perhaps why I was open to accept an invitation to participate in an "all veterans" ayahuasca Peruvian-vegetalismo style ceremony.

#SouMinasGerais: The Arts Benefit Mining Tragedy Victims in Brazil

Stephen Grant | Posted 12.23.2015 | World
Stephen Grant

Singer Mariana Aydar at the#SouMinasGerais charity event. Photo by Stephen J. Grant. Artists in Brazil are taking action to raise funds for recovery ...

It's Complicated: Clarice Lispector and Elizabeth Bishop's fraught relationship

Poetry Foundation | Posted 12.07.2015 | Books
Poetry Foundation

By Alexandra Pechman In 1963, Elizabeth Bishop unwittingly provided the Brazilian fiction writer Clarice Lispector with an ideal blurb: "I think she ...

Attending Refugees in Global South Cities

Josephine d'Allant | Posted 11.11.2015 | Impact
Josephine d'Allant

By Adèle Charbonneau According to current estimates, as many as almost seven-million refugees and asylum seekers are living in cities, potentially...

Fighting Inequality by Addressing Urban Violence

Josephine d'Allant | Posted 11.11.2015 | Impact
Josephine d'Allant

Crime, inequality, and urban poverty are highly intertwined. Crime patterns can be both symptoms and drivers of inequality. Informal settlements often epitomize the hot spots of urban violence.

This Brazilian Street Artist Is Using Art to Inspire São Paulo

Stephen Grant | Posted 08.28.2015 | Arts
Stephen Grant

Chances are you have passed by one of Eduardo Kobra's street art murals. His kaleidoscope style images have transformed city walls and sidewalks across the globe into colorful sights that pay homage to some of the world's most influential figures like Martin Luther King Jr. and Dalai Lama.

19 People Shot Dead In São Paulo 'Massacre'

Associated Press | Tanisha Ramirez | Posted 08.15.2015 | Latino Voices

At least 19 people were shot to death within the span of about three hours in Brazil's biggest metropolitan area, law enforcement officials said Frida...

The Brazilian Soccer Experience I Needed to Have

Stephen Grant | Posted 05.06.2016 | Travel
Stephen Grant

I don't know much about sports, but my neighbor's enthusiasm was intriguing. Suddenly, this moment talking about something I am completely out of touch with turned into a cultural rush. Doing it in Portuguese made it feel even better.

From the Streets to the Galleries, Art Is Thriving in São Paulo

Stephen Grant | Posted 05.05.2015 | Arts
Stephen Grant

The city of São Paulo in Brazil is home to hundreds of museums and galleries. Browsing through neighborhoods such as Pinheiros, Jardim Paulista, or my favorite Vila Madalena, you are sure to find a space that meets your cultural desires.

The Hottest Looks From Plus Size Fashion Weekend In São Paulo

Stephen Grant | Posted 04.05.2015 | Style
Stephen Grant

Plus Size Fashion Weekend in São Paulo was all about that bass! Fashion enthusiasts gathered at the Frei Caneca Convention Center to watch models hit the runway wearing winter 2015 looks by top designers of Brazil.

Stray Bullets Are No Accident

Robert Muggah | Posted 04.04.2015 | World
Robert Muggah

Brazil's current approach to dealing with stray bullets borders on negligence. Supposedly random shootings are treated as collateral damage -- an unavoidable outcome of a tough on crime approach. If this gun-violence epidemic is to be reversed, urgent steps must be taken.

Saying Goodbye to Your Country

Stephen Grant | Posted 12.27.2014 | Travel
Stephen Grant

When we bought the flight tickets that's when the reality set in. While I am thrilled to begin a new life, in a new country, and explore my partner's culture even deeper, I am starting to realize all of the things I will miss. I have been here my whole life.

ASSISTA: Sssssucuri atravesssssssa rua no centro de Manausssssss

Brasil Post | Cleber Facchi | Posted 10.02.2014 | Training

Imagine acordar cedo, ligar o carro ou pegar a bicicleta para trabalhar e, no meio do caminho você se depara com a cena do vídeo acima: uma cobra su...

ASSISTA: Sssssucuri atravesssssssa rua no centro de Manausssssss

Brasil Post | Cleber Facchi | Posted 10.02.2014 | Training

Imagine acordar cedo, ligar o carro ou pegar a bicicleta para trabalhar e, no meio do caminho você se depara com a cena do vídeo acima: uma cobra su...

ASSISTA: Sssssucuri atravesssssssa rua no centro de Manausssssss

Brasil Post | Cleber Facchi | Posted 10.02.2014 | Training

Imagine acordar cedo, ligar o carro ou pegar a bicicleta para trabalhar e, no meio do caminho você se depara com a cena do vídeo acima: uma cobra su...

Amistoso Brasil x Sérvia: Fred salva Seleção do vexame total

Posted 10.02.2014 | Training

Os gritos de "Luis Fabiano" ecoavam na arquibancada. A torcida, impaciente, lembrava do nome do camisa 9 na última Copa do Mundo, criticando a atuaç...

The Beauty Of Scandinavia's Street Art Culture

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 09.25.2014 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

It isn't just Nuart any more. Scandinavia is taking their mural festivals seriously thanks to buoyant economies, arts programming support, and a gr...