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President of popular Afro-Brazilian social/cultural organization Olodum criticizes Bahia’s Carnaval for ignoring black artists while giving major press and sposorship to white artist Ivete Sangalo


   President of Olodum, João Jorge Rodrigues, criticizes dominance of white artists like Ivete Sangalo Speaking on an issue we have covered in past articles here at BW of Brazil, the … Continue reading

February 13, 2013 · 2 Comments

Carnival season begins with accusations of "apartheid" against black bloco afro groups in Salvador


Although it may appear that it’s early to start talking about Carnaval as the event doesn’t actually start until late February, but in reality, the preparation occurs behind the scenes … Continue reading

November 30, 2012 · 5 Comments