Remembering the little-known Brazilian Holocaust that killed 60,000, majority being Black

Remembering the little-known Brazilian Holocaust that killed 60,000, majority being Black
Many years ago, tens of thousands of Brazilians, including Blacks, were abandoned at a mental institution — Hospital Colônia de Barbacena. “The city of madmen” was what Barbacena, in the state of Minas Gerais, was being called. Meanwhile, the majority of people admitted to the institution had no mental illness. “They were alcoholics, syphilitics, prostitutes,...

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