Friday, November 20, in Brazil, demonstrators harass the police who protect the access to a Carrefour supermarket, located in Porto Alegre. The day before, in this same supermarket, a black man was beaten to death by white security guards, then protesters stormed it. Earlier today, hundreds of them denounced a racist act. “Carrefour’s hands are stained with black blood“, could we read on banners.
In Rio de Janeiro, young Brazilians have taken over a Carrefour supermarket, demanding that it be closed in the name of the cause of blacks. “Being black in Brazil means that you are being robbed of your humanity, all of your rights. You don’t have the possibility to come and go in peace“, denounces one of them. Another establishment of São Paulo was vandalized and partially set on fire. Friday evening, in several tweets, the president of the French group announced internal measures.