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Rio de Janeiro's ties to slavery

Sarah Steffen
October 5, 2022

When you think of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil, what comes to your mind first? The carnival celebrations, the samba dances? Its famous beaches? Did you know that Rio was one of the biggest slave hubs in the world? Historians have unearthed some gruesome details.


Anne Herrberg and Joao Soares bring us this in-depth feature from Rio de Janeiro. Elliot Douglas has their story.

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