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Category Archives: Supreme Court

Racist grafitti and Neo-Nazis in Brazil: The evidence that can’t be denied


“Fora crioulo (Out with the crioulos/blacks)” Last week on May 1st, several news outlets in Brazil reported that the front of a building located across the street from the Federal University … Continue reading

May 11, 2012 · 3 Comments

Racist grafitti and Neo-Nazis in Brazil: The evidence that can’t be denied


“Fora crioulo (Out with the crioulos/blacks)” Last week on May 1st, several news outlets in Brazil reported that the front of a building located across the street from the Federal University … Continue reading

May 11, 2012 · 2 Comments

In unanimous decision, Brazilian Supreme Court rules Affirmative Action policies are constitutional


The issue of affirmative action and quotas to increase access of Afro-Brazilians to Brazil’s finest universities has been a hotly debated topic in Brazil for the past decade. Entering Brazil’s rapidly … Continue reading

April 27, 2012 · Leave a comment

In unanimous decision, Brazilian Supreme Court rules Affirmative Action policies are constitutional


The issue of affirmative action and quotas to increase access of Afro-Brazilians to Brazil’s finest universities has been a hotly debated topic in Brazil for the past decade. Entering Brazil’s rapidly … Continue reading

April 27, 2012 · Leave a comment