Every year, millions of tourists and Brazilians alike gather for Rio de Janeiro’s Carnival. During the carnival, Brazil’s biggest television network, Globo, selects the Globeleza carnival queen, who then becomes the star of the entire carnival.
Nayara Justino was chosen to be the queen in 2013, voted in by the public, but inexplicably, she was dethroned and replaced by a woman with much lighter skin.
Now, Justino is speaking out in a new documentary about her experience with racism after she was declared the next Globeleza queen.
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