A Genocide of Black Brazilians

Jun 29, 2020
12:13 PM
Originally published at Audioboom

This week, our friends at the Latino Media Collective take over our podcast feed with their latest show about Brazil.

In a country where the president praises authoritarianism and the police murder nearly seven times more people per capita than the United States, to say that police murders of Black people is a pandemic is almost an understatement. To shed some more light on this issue, the LMC speaks with Brazil-based freelance journalist Kiratiana Freelon.

Featured image: In this June 11, 2020 file photo, people holding a banner that reads “Black Lives Matter” march during a protest against racism and police violence amid the new coronavirus pandemic in Niteroi, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo, File)

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