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Use of blackface in Brazil Carnival parade sparks debate<
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SAO PAULO (AP) - A samba school's use of blackface in a Carnival parade is sparking debate about depictions of race in Brazil, which has only begun in recent years to grapple with a fraught racial legacy.
The storied Salgueiro school's performance in the early hours of Tuesday featured two groups in blackface in a parade that paid tribute to African culture and black ...

 

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