2 minutes read July 13, 2014 The Final Report Today the 2014 World Cup in Brazil ends. It was a fun ride, and I don’t think that anyone will disagree that this has been an unforgettable month of international sport,….. Read More 3 minutes read June 24, 2014 So then, what does Blackness in Brazil look like? With the increased attention on Brazil since the Cup started, I’ve noticed non-Brazilians trying to figure out what exactly is going on with Brazilian racial politics. I’ll tell you it’s not….. Read More 3 minutes read June 23, 2014 @ChiefBoima World Cup Diary Day 12 – Fatigue I’ve stopped going to Fan Fests. I’m tired, I didn’t pace myself. A month is a long time, and new arrivals seem to come every day. World Cup tourists have….. Read More 5 minutes read June 15, 2014 @Chiefboima World Cup Diary Day 4 – Copa pra Quem? One of the popular phrases that came out of the protests in the run up to the Cup was, “Copa pra quem”? On the third and fourth days of the….. Read More 5 minutes read June 13, 2014 @Chiefboima World Cup Diary Day 2 – Protests and Fan Fests I haven’t been on social media yet, and I’m sure everyone’s already talking about this, but how fitting is it that the first goal of the tournament is an own….. Read More 1 minute read June 12, 2014 @ChiefBoima’s World Cup Diary Day 1: A Tale of Two Copas World Cup Day 1 — The sun is out in Rio for the first time in days. It’s a national holiday. Anticipation in the air. I’m woken up to the….. Read More 7 minutes read March 7, 2014 Finding the Afro- in Brazil Last week I wrote a post about my excitement around the African musical permutations I was hearing this year in Trinidad’s Carnival. Since this week I was in Brazil for….. Read More ©Africa is a Country 2015 Africa is a Country Proudly powered by WordPress Theme: Stream.