RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The title phrase sounds recent, but in reality is over 40 years old, having been the theme of an anti-racism rally held in 1978 at São Paulo's Municipal Theatre. The statement is now revivified in a new manifesto, printed in full page in Sunday's editions of the Folha de S.Paulo and O Globo newspapers.
The campaign "As long as there is racism there will be no democracy" is promoted by the 'Coalizão Negra por Direitos' (Black Coalition for Rights), which unites over 100 black movement organizations from all over the . . .