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Category Archives: racial violence

After 15 days, elderly man beaten by three young men with neo-Nazi affliliations is discharged from hospital in Rio Claro of São Paulo state


71-year old still doesn’t talk and needs to take several medications, his son said. Two suspects in the crime were arrested; they are part of a neo-Nazi group. The 71-year … Continue reading

April 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

Alzira Rufino: poet, activist and nurse in the struggle to eliminate oppression and discrimination against black people


Alzira Rufino is a political activist active in the Movimento Negro and the Black Women’s Movement. From a poor black family, having worked since she was a child, at seventeen … Continue reading

June 10, 2012 · Leave a comment

Alzira Rufino: poet, activist and nurse in the struggle to eliminate oppression and discrimination against black people


Alzira Rufino is a political activist active in the Movimento Negro and the Black Women’s Movement. From a poor black family, having worked since she was a child, at seventeen … Continue reading

June 10, 2012 · Leave a comment