Say What? The Most Racist Things to Happen in Brazil

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Just One Black Cabinet Member

In 2012, with 36 ministers in her coalition, only one was Black — Luiza Helena de Bairros, secretary of state for racial equality. "Racism in Brazil is well hidden, subtle and unspoken, underestimated by the media," said Joaquim Barbosa, the first Black judge to sit on the bench of the supreme court in Brazil. (Photo: Kerim Okten-Pool/Getty Images)

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