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One Woman’s Fight to Claim Her ‘Blackness’ in Brazil

The experience of a young lawyer raises difficult questions about race, belonging, and the bureaucracy of affirmative action in a country lauded for its egalitarian history.

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Os vários tons de Maíra Mutti Araújo

Num país famoso por um ideal de mistura racial, a luta de uma candidata para usar cotas raciais levanta questões complexas sobre cor e identidade no Brasil.

Report

Brazil Has Become a Gangland

With the country’s politics plagued by scandal and corruption, Brazil’s gangs are fighting a deadly and brazen turf war — inside and out of the broken prison system.

The Cable

Protesters Storm Government Ministries in Brazil

But President Michel Temer still isn’t stepping down.

The Cable

Yet Another Presidential Corruption Scandal in Brazil

Forget the U.S. presidential scandal. Brazil is pillorying its second president in two years, both on allegations of corruption.

Dispatch

Brazil’s New Problem With Blackness

As the proudly mixed-race country grapples with its legacy of slavery, affirmative-action race tribunals are measuring skull shape and nose width to determine who counts as disadvantaged.

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Condemned to Life in Zikaland

In Recife, Brazil’s ground zero of the Zika virus, a community struggles to deal with the devastating spread of microcephaly.

The Cable

In Brazil, a Corruption Case Begins as Economy Still Struggles

Is the trial against Brazil's former president a balm for or distraction from the country's current economic woes?

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Political Pranks in Brazil Put Starbucks in an Awkward Position

During a charged summer, Brazilians used Starbucks to express their political frustrations.

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