Category Archives: Brazil

How a Fake Scandal Took Down a Brazilian Fashion Editor — Quillette

If you’re looking for evidence of racial inequality in Brazil, it isn’t hard to find. Racism is a serious problem in my country, as indicated by statistics showing that Black Brazilians are disproportionately likely to be poor, die young, and … Continue reading

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Endocannibals of Yanomami tribe

Yanomami is an endocannibalistic tribe living in the rainforests of Brazil and Venezuela – they eat the flesh of their dead relative to preserve the tribe’s unity. Not being eaten after your death means that your soul will be trapped … Continue reading

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Here’s what Jair Bolsonaro, Trump, and Putin have in common — Boing Boing

The first line of Jon Lee Anderson’s long-awaited profile of Brazil’s president Jair Bolsonaro in the New Yorker is a real killer. “The authoritarian leaders taking power around the world share a vocabulary of intolerance, insult, and menace…” via Here’s what … Continue reading

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Metropolitan Cathedral of Saint Sebastian, Rio de Janeiro — Trip Tap Go

TRIP The Catedral Metropolitana de São Sebastião is a modern cathedral located on the fringes of Rio de Janeiro’s city centre. This classic piece of mid-20th century South American modernist architecture is a must see when visiting Brazil’s most popular … Continue reading

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Why Amazon pilots have to lie about where they land

By Tim Whewell and Jéssica Cruz BBC World Service, Brazil Three months ago, eight people disappeared on a flight deep in the Amazon. Small planes are often the only way to get around – but because most landing strips are … Continue reading

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Entrepreneurship 101: Fueling a Modern African Creative Economy — FINDING BEAUTY BETWEEN WORLDS

The people of the African Diaspora can be found in any part of the world. With creativity, we have the advantage to use innovation and create better realities for ourselves, society and in turn future generations. In Africa, millennials were … Continue reading

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INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY 2019 in Brazil: Women Rise Up! — Global Justice Ecology Project

On March 8, women all over Brazil honor Marielle Franco and attack Bolsonaro Thousands of demonstrators took to the street in all states 50,000 gathered in São Paulo Thousands of Brazilians took to the streets this Friday, March 8th, to … Continue reading

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Triggered by Carnaval Protests, Bolsonaro Commits an Impeachable Offense By Brian Mier — The New Dark Age

After 5 days of ridicule at the hands of Carnaval goers, right wing extremist President makes homophobic rant and tweets porn video to 3 million followers, including thousands of children. via Triggered by Carnaval Protests, Bolsonaro Commits an Impeachable Offense By … Continue reading

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Brazil. Ano 2019 (2018/9)

Teaser para el proyecto Brazil. Ano 2019 para la residencia de la Sala Vazia – Febrero 2019. This 15-minute observational documentary bears witness to this schizophrenic moment where favela communities prepare to celebrate Afro-Brazilian cultures, Indigenous roots and Queerness while … Continue reading

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It’s Carnaval in Brazil—What ‘Marielle Presente’ Means for Women of Color Across the Globe — Radio Free

March 14 will mark the first anniversary of Brazilian politician Marielle Franco’s assassination—but on Sunday, the second day of São Paulo Carnaval, her legacy as a powerful and empowering black, gay, single mother was celebrated without apology. For women of … Continue reading

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