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Brazil Racism

Apparently Going to the Beach Is Now a Crime in Rio. Driving With 14 DUI Tickets Is Not

Thiago de Araújo | Posted 08.27.2015 | Black Voices
Thiago de Araújo

There is no such thing as presumption of innocence if you are a poor, black Brazilian who wants to go to the beach in a part of the city "where you are not supposed to be."

Diary of an Ex-Bourgeois

Philippe Ladvocat | Posted 07.30.2015 | Black Voices
Philippe Ladvocat

Just like in Blindness, by Jose Saramago, I realized I didn't see. And that contagious blindness is still getting spread around. As this continues to happen, there will be a surplus of selfishness and a lack of compassion, and Brazil will continue to be far from the country of the future.

Powerful Images Show What It's Really Like To Be A Black Student In Brazil

HuffPost Brazil | Diego Iraheta | Posted 04.13.2015 | Black Voices

"Come on, white guy, give me a break!" is the title of a campaign orchestrated by black students from the University of Brasília (UnB, Universidade d...

Brazilian Soccer Player Racially Abused By Fans After Victory

AP | TALES AZZONI | Posted 03.07.2014 | Latino Voices

SAO PAULO (AP) — Fans yelled racist insults at a Brazilian soccer player being interviewed by reporters after a match, the latest case of racism to ...

Brazil's Mix Of Racial Openness And Exclusion Offers Lesson To U.S.

AP | JENNY BARCHFIELD | Posted 05.17.2013 | Black Voices

RIO DE JANEIRO — Many Brazilians cast their country as racial democracy where people of different groups long have intermarried, resulting in a ...

Obama Win Forces Brazil To Take A Tolerance Check

AP | BRADLEY BROOKS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil — What struck the Brazilian woman most forcibly as she watched U.S. election returns on television was seeing Barack Obam...