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Everything We Know About the School Shooting in Brazil

"Things like this don’t happen in Brazil, but other countries,” said the Brazilian vice president, who added “violent video games” may have influenced the killers.
Marie Declercq
3.13.19
Photos

Photos That Show Brazilian Carnaval from a Different Perspective

Instead of pointing her lens at the street, Lady Gaia captured the reactions of residents who watched the colorful party from the best seat in the house: their apartments.
Marie Declercq
2.28.19
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The Viral 'Bulletproof' Haircut Started in Prison

First Ariel Franco was in solitary confinement. Then he was Brazil's most sought-after hairstylist.
Julia Reis
1.4.19
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Goth Didn't Die, It's Always Been Dead

Brazilian goths talk to us about representation, style, and cemeteries.
Marie Declercq
7.26.18
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In Photos: 12 Hours Through the Eyes of a Brazilian Drag Queen

From the first coffee of the day to removing makeup before bed, we spent the day with a Mackaylla, a drag queen at São Paulo's vibrant pride parade.
Larissa Zaidan
6.7.18
Culture

We Went to a Fashion Show Inside a Brazilian Prison

What started as recreational crochet lessons for detainees turned into a private runway show.
Bruno Costa
4.23.18
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Marielle Franco’s Friends Are Transforming Their Grief into Revolution

Fellow activists talk about the slain councilwoman's legacy and how they'll keep fighting for change in Brazil.
Bruno Costa
4.4.18
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Look at How Much These Afro-Brazilian Kids Love 'Black Panther'

A crowdfunding campaign took 200 children from São Paulo to the movies to see Marvel's blockbuster. They absolutely loved it.
Bruno Costa
4.2.18
Photography

A Bloody Guerrilla Street Performance Challenges Brazil's Racist Past

Artists took to the streets of São Paulo to speak out against violence and racism directed at Brazil's black and non-white citizens.
Bruno Costa
3.6.18
Features

Gentrification Has Left Techno Without a Home in São Paulo

A Kafka-esque battle for downtown space has put Brazil’s electronic music collectives and established nightclubs on opposite teams.
Amanda Cavalcanti
12.22.17
Photos

Untold Stories from Deep Inside a Notorious Brazilian Prison

Filmmaker and photographer João Wainer talks about the years he spent taking pictures of what was once the largest prison in Latin America.
Débora Lopes
10.6.17
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Ten Years of '2 Girls 1 Cup,' the Most Memorable Brazilian Shit on the Internet

The story of the scatological film from São Paulo, Brazil that terrorized the world and created the YouTube reaction video.
Marie Declercq
6.9.17
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