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AQ Slideshow: Salvador, the Afro-Brazilian Capital

February 27, 2012

by Paulo Rogério

While most of the world knows about Brazil’s burgeoning economic strength, much fewer people are fully aware of the country’s multiethnic diversity. This celebration is on full display in the state of Bahia and its capital of Salvador: the nucleus of Afro-Brazilian culture. Here are some examples of Salvador’s unique qualities. All photos courtesy of Fafá Araújo. All captions courtesy of Paulo Rogério.




Tags: Brazil, Social inclusion, Tourism, Afro-Latinos

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