24 white students expelled from federal university after defining themselves as black to enter school’s medical program

Black Brazil Today

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Note from BW of Brazil: One of the results, perhaps expected, of the consequences of Brazil’s experiment of the racial quotas system to increase the presence of black students in the nation’s finest universities has been the phenomenon of white students declaring themselves black to take advantage of the system. I say perhaps expected because the debate over the quotas system has never subsided. Many whites continue to reject the validity of the system arguing that it undermines the system of merit while black students insist it is a historic reparation owed to the black population. Black students have also continuously shown with test scores that quota students perform as well or better than non-quota students.

I also say perhaps expected because white Brazilians have long argued against the validity of racial quotas since, as they argue, all Brazilians have some degree of mixed ancestry. I…

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