Journalist, with a master’s degree in History, was born in a crossing land in the southern part of Brazil. While wanders around, uses reporting as an alibi to listen and to tell stories about all types of people, in all types of media.
Latest posts by Fernanda Canofre
"Who ordered the president's neighbor to kill Marielle?"
‘Racism is the shackles holding back our Republic,’ says Brazilian anthropologist Lilia Moritz Schwarcz
The killing of an unarmed black teen inside of a supermarket was the last reminder of racism in Brazil. Global Voices talked to Moritz Schwarcz to understand this context
Joenia is the first indigenous woman ever to obtain a law degree in Brazil, and the first indigenous attorney to ever argue a case at the Supreme Court.
After an unarmed teen is killed at a supermarket, netizens share stories of growing up black in Brazil
"The first time I was stopped and frisked I was 11 years old. I was on my way to the mall, with my brother, we were going to the cinema."
This South American drink beloved by millions is very close to making its way into the emoji lexicon.
141 cases of threats and violence against journalists have been registered during the coverage of 2018 elections.
"This fight is about how we, as women, are occupying and reinventing politics."
The president vetoed the creation of an independent authority that would oversee the law's implementation.
Were the Nazis socialists? A video posted by a German Consulate in Brazil has reignited discussion among Brazilians of this historical misconception.
The attack was only the latest episode of a political drama plagued by violence and impunity.
"If Super Drags is a cartoon for adults why is the Brazilian Paediatrics Society worrying itself?"
Free Brazil Movement is accusing the platform of censoring right-wing groups.
Interview with Rosaly Lopes, a Brazilian NASA astronomer and the first woman to edit the journal founded by Carl Sagan
Her great inspiration? Francis Northcutt, the astronomer who, in 1970, helped to calculate the return route of Apollo 13.
Marielle Franco was the fifth most voted councilor for Rio's City Chamber. She was murdered after denouncing police violence in favelas. The crime is being investigated as an execution.
"The people looking at the picture are pre-conditioned to understand that the image of a black person is associated with poverty and abandonment...This pre-condition is structural racism..."
The theatre was built in the late 19th century with the wealth from rubber exploitation in the Amazon, which brought devastation for the indigenous communities in the forested region.
"Brazilians don't care if you don't understand their language and their jokes, they will talk to you — or Katy Perry, or Nicki Minaj — as if you were Brazilian”
A newspaper decided to create 'war pages' to cover Rio's rising violence numbers and cases. The decision raised questions if it does any good for Rio itself.
Diva Guimarães asked for the microphone during a literature festival and recounted her experience with how Brazil treats the black population. Video of her talk went viral.