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The Place of Afro-Brazilian Women in the World Cup

Melissa Creary | Posted 06.17.2014 | Impact
Melissa Creary

While World Cup propaganda attempts to unify the Brazilian nation under the flag of the "national religion" of futebol, this reinforced national unity consists of the same forces of gendered racism and inequality that continue to separate Brazil.

Black In Latin America: Brazil's Complex View Of Race And Color

The Root | Posted 06.11.2011 | World

Brazil once touted itself as free of racism. It turns out that the truth was more complicated -- a lot more complicated. In his new PBS series, The Ro...

Speaking Out Against Afro Latino Indifference, Through Music - ChocQuibTown Set For Grammy's Center Stage

Axel W. Caballero | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Axel W. Caballero

ChocQuibTown is set to take the 53rd Grammy awards by storm this Sunday, as they set the stage for a pre telecast performance and are the odds favorite to take Best Latin Rock/Alternative Album of the year.

Brazil's Greens Turn Right in Presidential Vote

Eric Ehrmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eric Ehrmann

With Brazil deciding whether to provide women with the financial assistance and educational opportunities necessary to help them grow beyond their traditional role, it's trick or treat on October 31.

Brazil's Hidden Magical Music Festival

Chris McGowan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Chris McGowan

One of the best music festivals in Brazil, or the world for that matter, is one that few people know about. The Festival Vale do Café (the Coffee Val...

I Came, I Saw, and Life Goes On

Charles K. Williams | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Charles K. Williams At the current moment I am typing away in a resort hotel because my flight was delayed until midnight. I am in no way c...

Rio's 2010 Carnaval Kicks Off Amidst Heat, Optimism & Controversy

Chris McGowan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Chris McGowan

Amidst all the craziness and frivolity, Carnaval serves the important purpose for Brazilians of maintaining the cultural traditions encoded in the music, dance, and costumes across the country.