Blog: Brazil

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African culture of north-east Brazil

Capoeira, samba and Pelé. Three words which can only mean one thing: Brazil. There is one other thing these three words have in common, though, and that is their African heritage. As a colonised nation, Brazil received the most African slaves of any of the countries in the Americas, and is currently the world’s second-largest black nation. However, black culture and history have for a long time been obscured and derided.