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Category Archives: Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro

Against all of the anti-affirmative action rhetoric, see why the university quota system has worked so well in Brazil


Note from BW of Brazil: A little more than a decade ago, when affirmative action and quotas according to race began to be debated and implemented in Brazilian universities, the … Continue reading

January 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

Maria Augusta Arruda: the acheivement and image of the black Brazilian woman


Maria Augusta Arruda is a professor of pharmacology at the¬†Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro (State University of Rio de Janeiro). In October of 2008, in the Golden Room … Continue reading

December 7, 2011 · Leave a comment

Maria Augusta Arruda: the acheivement and image of the black Brazilian woman


Maria Augusta Arruda is a professor of pharmacology at the Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro (State University of Rio de Janeiro). In October of 2008, in the Golden … Continue reading

December 7, 2011 · Leave a comment