23/12/2010NEWS IN ENGLISH – Luiza Bairros to be head of Racial Equality
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Carolina Pimentel Reporter Agência Brasil
Brasília – The sociologist, Luiza Helena de Bairros, 57, has been nominated to head the Secretariat for the Promotion of Racial Equality (Seppir) (“Secretaria de Politicas de Promoção de Igualdade Racial”).
Bairros is from Rio Grande do Sul, but has lived in Bahia since 1979. She has a Ph.D. from the University of Michigan and besides experience in Brazil has worked at the United Nations on programs to combat racism.
Allen Bennett – translator/editor The News in English
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