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Making Room For Afro-Brazilians At Carnaval In The Heart Of Afro-Brazilian Culture
Though historic Salvador do Bahía is 80% black, the city's two main Carnaval circuits, now heavily commercialized media events, are largely white. This year, Salvador's blocos afro (drumming groups-cum-social service organizations) are joining to campaign for their own new circuit and a purpose-built stadium. The New York Times 02/13/13
Posted February 14, 2013 12:53 AM

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