Two little girls playing in the park in Rio de Janeiro (RJ). Brazil is a country of mixed-bloods and the latest Brazilian population census suggests an increase in racial intermixture, yet the issue of color was self-declared by the respondants. Nevertheless, a "bleaching" process has been occurring whereby the numbers of whites and browns have increased at the expense of the blacks.Garotas, mulata e morena, brincando no parque no Rio de Janeiro (RJ). O último censo brasileiro insinua um aumento nas misturas raciais, ainda que muitas das questões com relaçílo à cor tenha sido declarada pelos próprios entrevistados. Entretanto, um processo de "branqueamento" tem ocorrido, onde os números de brancos e morenos têm aumentado às custas dos negros.
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Brazil: Ethnicity and Population