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Brazil, Ecuador: “Is There Racism in Latin America?”

Tanya Hernandez, focusing on Brazil, asks “is There Racism in Latin America and What Does That Mean for Race Relations in the United States?” One commenter responds, “If I must choose my poison (racism), I'll choose the American brand. Latin American racism is made more pernicious by the fact that it is unacknowledged.” Randy Paul tries to get to the bottom of a rumor that US president George W. Bush once asked Brazil's former president, “Do you have blacks, too?” And finally, Risa – who says she wants to take photos of racist advertising in Ecuador – posts an ad from Vogue Latinoámerica that she calls “disturbing.”

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  • I must agreee that in our countries we also have racism. Some pepole at our countries doesn’t like blacks or the indigenous. Why? I am not the person to answer but, that’s a fact!

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