These Pictures Prove Brazil's Legacy Of Slavery Is Not A Thing Of The Past

February 11, 2015   // 0 Comments

By Roque Planas    -Huff Post World Post In 1889, Brazil became the last country in the Americas to outlaw slavery. More enslaved Africans were sent to Brazil than any other country in the hemisphere. That legacy of racial slavery is readily apparent in Brazil's socioeconomic structure today. Among the poorest 10 percent of the population, 72 percent are black or mixed-race, according to a 201...

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