Once again shattering myths: Scores of quota students entering Federal University exceeded those of non-quota students on last entrance exam

Black Women of Brazil

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Note from BW of Brazil: Often times in life, things aren’t coincidences at all; sometimes two events happen the way that two because they were supposed to happen that way and just coincided each other. Depending on what you believe and how you see it, these two events could be related to each because that’s the way life goes. Our story today is somewhat of an example of this. Yesterday we posted a story about a well-known journalist who is a representative of Brazil’s elites who hate to see any mechanism that allows Brazil’s ‘have not’ population make any gains in socioeconomic status and thus change the face of that elite.

The story about Globo TV’s Alexandre Garcia’s absurd comments on how students getting into college under the quota system can only achieve with ‘favoritism’, ‘connections’ or a ‘boost’ was met with numerous responses from not only students but…

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