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Brazil and the Yankee Way of Being Black – By Francis Wardle

Brazil and the Yankee Way of Being Black

— By Francis Wardle

In Brazil, race and class interact to create a highly stratified society where most people of color are poor, and most middle class and wealthy are “white.” To view this situation through the USA lens of racial categories and racial purity is not only intellectual dishonesty, but smacks of colonialism.     

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