“Racial democracy only exists in school books and official speeches; the elite in Brazil have promoted the myth of racial harmony to make people accept certain forms of discrimination and to deny the need for affirmative action.
– Benedita da Silva, Afro-Brazilian politician. First Black and Woman governor of the state of Rio de Janeiro.
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