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22.6.2014, stltoday.com – Brazil faces issues around racism despite image

Former Brazilian national midfielder Arouca, playing for Pele’s old club Santos, was doing a sideline TV interview a few months ago when opposing fans began to chant “monkey, monkey, monkey.” President Dilma Rousseff, who has pledged a “World Cup without racism,” tweeted quickly: “It is unacceptable that Brazil, the country with the largest black population after Nigeria, has racism issues.” ... Read More »