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The cases of Michael Brown and Eric Garner in the US have their own analogues in Brazil, where relations between black citizens and police are also tense. But one Brazilian activist hopes the news from the US could push Brazilians to talk more openly about racial issues.
Brazil will host the World Cup this summer and, in 2016, the Olympics. And for Brazil's young adults, that makes this the perfect time to protest their country's lack of opportunities and crumbling infrastructure.
Brazil's military has agreed to participate in a truth commission looking at the military's role in murders and disappearances committed after a coup in 1964. Author Peter Kornbluh has just returned from São Paulo.