*There are so many different sides to the man that Brazil celebrated for so long as its leading activist for democracy…for the African population.

For many years, he tried to tell the truth that the country has shrouded behind an image of democracy, sort of like another country we’ve heard of.  But he took the time to show the many divisions in the country.

Abdias do Nascimento died at the age of 97, from complications with diabetes, according to the New York Times.   The  nonagenarian spent his entire life trying to show the distinct differences in the classes of his country were divided by race.  (more…)