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A history of racism in Brazil and a holocaust opera in Chicago

Brazil racism problems have persisted for even longer than the United States. Their history with slavery has left a heavy scar in the national consciousness. Ruth Needleman discusses the reparations the government has planned. We also talk with Davena Karanas about the holocaust opera "The Passenger." PHOTO: Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff, left, waves to the crowd, aboard a Rolls Royce on her way to the National Congress during her inauguration ceremony in Brasilia, Brazil, Thursday, January 1, 2015. (AP Photo/Beto Barata)

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