The little-known story of how six enslaved Black Brazilians helped save Tijuca forest in the 1860s is finally coming to light.
Anielle Franco talks to theGrio about fighting for justice for her sister and what Americans can learn from Brazil on fighting racism.
Historically, Black women have always dominated food preparation in Brazil, and now, they’re moving into the culinary mainstream in Rio.
This new movement, which celebrates heritage, is well on its way to establishing Brazil as the mecca of Black travel.
It’s carnival week in Rio de Janeiro, where vibrant parades feature music, dancers, drums and a huge dose of history.