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June 20, 2023
The little-known story of how six enslaved Black Brazilians helped save Tijuca forest in the 1860s is finally coming to light.
Brazil minister of racial equality, Marielle Franco, Anielle Franco, theGrio.com
Anielle Franco talks to theGrio about fighting for justice for her sister and what Americans can learn from Brazil on fighting racism.
black women, restaurants, Rio de Janeiro, theGrio.com
Historically, Black women have always dominated food preparation in Brazil, and now, they’re moving into the culinary mainstream in Rio.
May 27, 2023
This new movement, which celebrates heritage, is well on its way to establishing Brazil as the mecca of Black travel.
February 18, 2023
It’s carnival week in Rio de Janeiro, where vibrant parades feature music, dancers, drums and a huge dose of history.