By Raquel Reichard | 02/16/2016 - 13:35
Nayara Justino's childhood dreams came true when the black Brazilian mulher was selected as the Globeleza carnival queen in 2013 after a public vote on one of country’s biggest TV shows, but her excitement was short-lived. After racist complaints about Justino’s dark skin, the channel stripped her of the title, replacing her with a lighter-skinned Globeleza.
By Raquel Reichard | 01/07/2016 - 11:48
Despite Brazil’s reputation as a “racial democracy,” anti-blackness thrives in the South American country, just as it does across t
By Raquel Reichard | 11/12/2015 - 15:17
At just 11 years old, MC Soffia is challenging racism and sexism through rap.
By Raquel Reichard | 10/29/2015 - 17:04
Every 15 seconds, a woman in Brazil is assaulted by her husband. Two hours later, one of those women will be killed.
With an estimated 700 thousand women living in abusive relationships and 13 million Brazilian victims of domestic violence, the South American country has one of the highest femicide rates in the world.
By Raquel Reichard | 10/29/2015 - 12:09
More than 60 mulheres participated in the "parade of indigenous beauty" in Brazil this week.
By Raquel Reichard | 10/20/2015 - 14:16
A Brazilian man on board an Aer Lingus flight bit a passenger’s ear off and then died mid-flight on Monday, the
By Samantha Leal | 10/20/2014 - 13:43
Well, this is terrible and terrifying.
By Samantha Leal | 05/04/2014 - 11:00
Buzzfeed, you're really on a roll.
By Samantha Leal | 03/28/2014 - 12:23
Meet Guilherme Leão, a 22-year-old subway security guard in Sao Paulo, Brazil and your newest internet crush. If you're ever in Brazil, make sure to stalk, er, we mean ask for directions from this hottie.
By Cristina Arreola | 10/18/2013 - 09:31
Victoria’s Secret model Alessandra Ambrosio and her fiance Jamie Mazur are still together, despite reports of a separation.
“It’s not true,” her rep confirmed to US Weekly, “They are still happily together.”
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