Lack of Funding Is Main Obstacle for Black Political Candidates in Brazil

"Black women earn less, participate less, and have a lower (electoral) feasibility assessment," said disappointed 2018 candidate Rita Manuela.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - With no funding or party support, black candidates are being left behind. Nurse Rita Manuela ran for federal deputy under the Patriota party in 2018, but although the party approved her name for the elections, her candidacy was not included in the electoral fund . . .

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