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Days After Strangling Black Man To Death Brazilian Cops Are At...

AFRICANGLOBE - For decades, well, in reality, centuries, Brazil managed to skate under he radar of being labeled a racist nation, but in our modern era of cell video and social networks, incidents such as this one no longer go unnoticed.

Afro-Brazilians Becoming More Conscious Of Their Economic Power

AFRICANGLOBE - Afro-Brazilians becoming more conscious of how and with whom they spend their money and are seeking to support Black businesses. Recent data shows us that the spending power of Brazil’s Black/brown population is in the neighborhood of about R$1.7 trillion (reais). In a capitalist society like Brazil, it’s clear that every company wants a slice of this near R$2 trillion pie.

Brazil’s New Black Power Movement

AFRICANGLOBE - The new Black power movement in Brazil is big. Despite their contributions to the growth and development of their nation, Black Brazilians fall behind all others in what’s been described as a “racial paradise.” They are the country’s poorest, most disenfranchised, and victims of overwhelming levels of systemic discrimination. Now many Blacks there are saying that enough is enough.

Video Catches Brazilian Death Squad Assaulting And Breaking Black Woman’s Arm

AFRICANGLOBE - Another cop story from Rio. This notorious mob of law enforcement has done it again! Last year, Military Police made headlines and left of us mourning due to the horrendous shooting and dragging death of Cláudia Ferreira da Silva.

Brazilian President Signs Into Law Quota For Blacks In Federal Govt...

AFRICANGLOBE - The battle over affirmative action policies in Brazil has raged on for more that a decade now. Along the way, hundreds of thousands of Afro-Brazilians have been able to attend college and accomplish dreams that a little more than a decade ago seemed an unattainable goal.

Afro-Brazilian Entrepreneurs Overcome Barriers And Changed The Face Of The Game

AFRICANGLOBE - Despite the economic gap between Afro-Brazilians and the rest of the population, many of them have managed to break the barriers of prejudice and grew on the business scene.

Black Americans And Afro-Latinos A Common History

AFRICANGLOBE - Brazil has the highest Black population in the world today outside of Africa with the United States as third followed closely by Colombia as fourth. The spreading of Africans all over, or the African Diaspora, helped create peoples that are known today as Afro-Colombians, Afro-Peruvians, Afro-Chileans, Afro-Venezuelans, Afro-Paraguayans, Afro-Uruguayans, Afro-Puerto Ricans, Afro-Bolivians, Afro-Ecuadorians, Afro-Mexicans, and yes African-Americans.

Afro-Brazilians Celebrate Day of Black Consciousness Even Without Official Recognition

AFRICANGLOBE - On Wednesday, 20, in the Bahian capital of Salvador, there were many celebratory events for National Black Consciousness Day events. Starting from Campo Grande, at 2pm, was held the oldest march held in Brazil to celebrate the day in memory of the Black hero Zumbi dos Palmares.

Brazil Census Show Afro-Brazilians Now The Majority Population

AFRICANGLOBE - For the first time since records began Black and mixed race people form the majority of Brazil's population, the country's latest census has confirmed. Preliminary results show 50.7% of Brazilians now define themselves as Black or mixed race compared with 47.7% Whites