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Kiratiana Freelon

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Kiratiana Freelon is an independent journalist based in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Her work about Brazil has been published in The Washington Post, New York Magazine, The Root, The Christian Science Monitor and others. She also runs the Coisa de Preto newsletter about Afro-Brazilian news, culture and history. Kiratiana speaks English and Portuguese and is a member of NABJ, IRE, and SPJ.

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