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Category Archives: Mário Lisboa Theodoro

From 2002-2010, 272,422 Afro-Brazilians murdered: Numbers equal to a country at war – Rates rise for blacks while falling for whites


While the homicide rate of whites in the country fell 24.8% from 2002 to 2010, that of the the black population grew by 5.6% in the same period. In 2002, … Continue reading

December 11, 2012 · 6 Comments

Another young, black male assassinated by police: five military police removed from street duty


13-year old Igor Cordeiro Manhães was murdered by Military Police in Duque de Caxias, Rio de Janeiro As I have reported on this blog previously, the lives of young black males in … Continue reading

March 31, 2012 · 5 Comments

Another young, black male assassinated by police: five military police removed from street duty


13-year old Igor Cordeiro Manhães was murdered by Military Police in Duque de Caxias, Rio de Janeiro As I have reported on this blog previously, the lives of young black males in … Continue reading

March 31, 2012 · 5 Comments