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Ciara & Russell Wilson Take Baecation to Brazil for Carnival

The couple headed down to Brazil to embrace the culture and participate in Rio de Janeiro’s annual Carnival.

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Brazil’s National Museum Destroyed in Massive Fire

On Sunday night, Brazil’s 200-year-old National Museum in Rio De Janeiro went up in flames causing…

Rio City Councillor Marielle Franco Assassinated in Drive-By Shooting

Brazilian politician and civil rights activist, Marielle Franco, was killed in a drive-by shooting, reports…

Thomaz Gomes and his gang reportedly kidnapped two nurses to vaccinate one of Rio de Janeiro's poorest favelas.

Brazilian Gang Kidnaps Nurses to Vaccinate Poor Neighborhood

A yellow fever epidemic has swept across Brazil and impoverished communities have reportedly not been…

Making a Difference With a Volunteer Vacation

Pristine beaches, raucous parties, fancy drinks and bucket-list checkoffs are great, but giving back to…

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Miss Brazil 2016, Raissa Santana Makes History

This weekend, the finale of the Miss Brazil 2016 pageant took place. Why is that important? Raissa Santana…

In Rio, an Unspoken Fight Against Police Violence

Ana Paula Oliveira says her son, Jonatha de Oliveira Silva, was just like any 19-year-old.…

In the Shadow of the Games, Black Expats Share Their View of Brazil

For the most part, during the 2016 Olympics, we’ve seen Brazil through the eyes of…

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Black Brazilians Boycott Stereotype TV

When it comes to TV viewing habits, Marta Celestino isn’t much different from millions of…

In Brazil, Is Blackness Lost in Translation? [PHOTOS]

“You are African?” The words fell from her mouth like a ton of bricks. For…