Brazil, Mixture Or Massacre?: Essays in the Genocide of a Black People
Nascimento explodes the myth of a "racial democracy" in Brazil. The author is a major figure in Afro-Brazilian arts, politics and scholarship. He founded the Black Experimental Theatre in Rio de Janeiro in 1944 and was an elected member of the Brazilian Congress from 1982 to 1986.
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