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Angolans protest against the murder of the slain Angolan engineer Zulmira de Souza Borges Cardoso on the International Day of African Liberation


Signs: “Say No to Racism”, “Say No to Violence”, “Justice for Zulmira” The website Mamapress expressed its condolences to the family and friends and the Angolan people for the racist … Continue reading

May 27, 2012 · 1 Comment

Angolans protest against the murder of the slain Angolan engineer Zulmira de Souza Borges Cardoso on the International Day of African Liberation


Signs: “Say No to Racism”, “Say No to Violence”, “Justice for Zulmira” The website Mamapress expressed its condolences to the family and friends and the Angolan people for the racist … Continue reading

May 27, 2012 · 1 Comment

Murder of an Angolan woman and the roots of anti-black, anti-African ideologies in Brazil


Angolan woman Zumira de Souza Borges Cardoso was murdered in São Paulo In yet another example of Brazil’s centuries long anti-black, anti-African ideology, an Angolan university student was killed and three others … Continue reading

May 24, 2012 · 9 Comments

In Brazilian university, Nigerian student says professor said that he should "lighten his skin" and "go back to Africa"


Nigerian student Nuhu Ayuba São Luís, Maranhão, Brazil – The Federal Public Ministry (MPF) on Thursday denounced a university professor José Cloves Verde Saraiva for the crime of racism, xenophobia and racial … Continue reading

March 23, 2012 · Leave a comment

In Brazilian university, Nigerian student says professor said that he should "lighten his skin" and "go back to Africa"


Nigerian student Nuhu Ayuba São Luís, Maranhão, Brazil – The Federal Public Ministry (MPF) on Thursday denounced a university professor José Cloves Verde Saraiva for the crime of racism, xenophobia and racial … Continue reading

March 23, 2012 · Leave a comment

Attack against black students raises questions on Brazil’s racial equality self-image


Grafitti: “Death to the foreignors” On March 28, 2007, three dorm rooms of 10 immigrant African students were firebombed on the campus of the Universityof Brasília in Brazil’s capital city. … Continue reading

November 22, 2011 · Leave a comment

Attack against black students raises questions on Brazil’s racial equality self-image


Grafitti: “Death to the foreignors” On March 28, 2007, three dorm rooms of 10 immigrant African students were firebombed on the campus of the Universityof Brasília in Brazil’s capital city. … Continue reading

November 22, 2011 · Leave a comment