10 Photos Illustrate What it's Like to be a Black Woman in Brazil
10 Photos Illustrate What it's Like to be a Black Woman in Brazil
By Raquel Reichard | 01/07/2016 - 11:48

Despite Brazil’s reputation as a “racial democracy,” anti-blackness thrives in the South American country, just as it does across t


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Brazilian Judge Blocks WhatsApp For Refusing To Hand Over User Data
Brazilian Judge Blocks WhatsApp For Refusing To Hand Over User Data
By Cindy Casares | 12/23/2015 - 11:46

Last week, a criminal court in Sao Paulo shut down Facebook's messaging service


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Brazilian Teacher Saves Students Mudslide
This Incredible Teacher Saved 58 Children From a Mudslide in Brazil
By Cristina Arreola | 11/17/2015 - 10:55

Amidst the turmoil and destruction caused by the mudslide in Minas Gerais, Brazil, a ray of hope shines through in the story of Eliene Almeida, a 31-year-old teacher who saved 58 students from t


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This 11-Year-Old Rapper is Empowering Afro-Latinas in Brazil
This 11-Year-Old Rapper is Empowering Afro-Latinas in Brazil
By Raquel Reichard | 11/12/2015 - 15:17

At just 11 years old, MC Soffia is challenging racism and sexism through rap.


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Watch: How Brazilian Beauty Looks Have Transformed Over 100 Years
WATCH: This is What 100 Years of Brazilian Beauty Looks Like
By Chantel Morel | 11/03/2015 - 14:45

Want to see how Brazilian beauty has transformed over the last century?


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WATCH: Video Highlights Domestic Violence in Brazil
Documentary Spotlights Women Fighting to End Domestic Violence in Brazil
By Raquel Reichard | 10/29/2015 - 17:04

Every 15 seconds, a woman in Brazil is assaulted by her husband. Two hours later, one of those women will be killed.

With an estimated 700 thousand women living in abusive relationships and 13 million Brazilian victims of domestic violence, the South American country has one of the highest femicide rates in the world.

 


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This Brazilian Beauty Pageant is Celebrating Indigenous Women
This Brazilian Beauty Pageant is Celebrating Indigenous Women
By Raquel Reichard | 10/29/2015 - 12:09

More than 60 mulheres participated in the "parade of indigenous beauty" in Brazil this week.


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Brazil’s ‘Love Motels’ Offer Helicopter Rides, Private DJs & Privacy
Brazil’s 'Love Motels' Offer Helicopter Rides, Private DJs & Privacy
By Cindy Casares | 10/15/2015 - 15:31

This week, the New York Times rep


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Brazilian TV Show Issues Apology For Showing Character In Blackface
Brazilian TV Show Issues Apology For Showing Character In Blackface
By Cristina Arreola | 08/13/2015 - 15:40

Brazilian television program Pânico na Band (Panic in the Band) apologized on Monday for featuring an actor in blackface, the Washington Post


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Brazilian Man Plays Guitar Surgery Video
Brazilian Man Plays Guitar While Undergoing Brain Surgery — Watch!
By Cristina Arreola | 06/05/2015 - 10:28

A miraculous video shows a Brazilian man playing guitar and singing as he undergoes brain surgery.

 

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