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Category Archives: Colégio Internacional Anhembi Morumbi

Movimento Negro holds protest in front of college where black student was intimidated and discriminated against


Sign: “My hair is kinky, it’s free and it’s good!: What’s bad is racism!   Following up on a story first reported on this blog last month, various groups affiliated with the … Continue reading

January 19, 2012 · Leave a comment

Movimento Negro holds protest in front of college where black student was intimidated and discriminated against


Sign: “My hair is kinky, it’s free and it’s good!: What’s bad is racism! Following up on a story firstreported on this blog last month, various groups affiliated with theMovimento Negro (Brazil’s … Continue reading

January 19, 2012 · Leave a comment

Natural black hair and the politics of "good appearance" in Brazil


Whenever the topic is the existence of racism in Brazil, usually there are a few consistent reactions. 1) Some Brazilians will consistently claim the belief that racism doesn’t exist in … Continue reading

December 5, 2011 · 2 Comments

Natural black hair and the politics of "good appearance" in Brazil


Whenever the topic is the existence of racism in Brazil, usually there are a few consistent reactions. 1)      Some Brazilians will consistently claim the belief that racism doesn’t exist in Brazil … Continue reading

December 5, 2011 · 1 Comment