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Afro-Brazilian models Shirley Pitta and Gloria Maria Fonseca Siqueira had dreamed of the runway since they were girls, but in a Brazilian fashion world much whiter than the country itself, it remained a far-away fantasy until recently.
PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil (Reuters) - More than 1,000 demonstrators attacked a Carrefour Brasil supermarket in the southern Brazilian city of Porto Alegre on Friday after security guards beat to death a Black man at the store.
BRIDGETOWN (Reuters) - Barbados removed the statue of British Admiral Lord Horatio Nelson from the capital Bridgetown's main square on Monday, two months after announcing plans to replace Britain's Queen Elizabeth as its head of state and move on from its colonial past.The bronze statue was unveiled in 1813 to commemorate Nelson and the British Royal Navy's victory over the French and Spanish in the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805.
IT’S been a week since the United States’ presidential election and all the major media networks have named Democrat Joe Biden as the winner, claiming he had won 290 electoral votes against incumbent Donald Trump’s 214. But as the popular saying in the country goes, the fat lady is yet to sing.
They have helped get home more than 120 women, mostly Kenyans and some Ethiopians, fundraising for flights and coronavirus tests through an online campaign and working tirelessly to clear bureaucratic and legal hurdles.
Bold styles are usually the talk of the town for Sao Paulo Fashion Week. This year, couture connoisseurs in Brazil’s most cosmopolitan city are putting a spotlight on the models – more specifically, the colour of their skin.
WASHINGTON (AP): Kamala Harris made history Saturday (Nov 7) as the first Black woman elected as vice-president of the United States, shattering barriers that have kept men - almost all of them white - entrenched at the highest levels of American politics for more than two centuries.
BANGKOK, Oct 23 (The Nation Thailand/ANN): Yellow-shirt royalists assembled at Bangkok’s Royal Plaza on Friday morning to commemorate Chulalongkorn Day, which marks the death anniversary of King Rama V.
A MALAYSIAN journalist won Best News Report in the 10th Xing Yun Chinese literary awards recently for her piece on comfort women in Korea, reported Sin Chew Daily.
No love story, as coronavirus woes drive some ethnic minority families in Hong Kong to marry off teen girls
Girls as young as 14 taken out of school, made to marry cousins in Pakistan, social workers sayReports of more forced marriages as poor South Asian families face pandemic hardship