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Zhayne wrote:
Draco Bahamut wrote:

Philosopher: I started with OD&D and i still miss a cleric of law, neutrality or chaos. But many people ask for a godless clerical, it could be a philosopher who worship philosophies. It could be a archetype, but i really miss it.

Clerics can already do that.

Nota in Golarion. You cant be a clerical of Atheism, or Capitalism, or Taoism, or Zeitgeist.

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The APG is really close, and most people already have a good idea how the new class will be. But maybe some of you also have some character ideas that none of the current or imminent classes can bring to life. Só let's share it with the world.

Psionic monk: I am still waiting for psionic support, but what i miss more is a monk/caster hybrid. I would like more a psionic monk. But a divine monk would be cool.

Philosopher: I started with OD&D and i still miss a cleric of law, neutrality or chaos. But many people ask for a godless clerical, it could be a philosopher who worship philosophies. It could be a archetype, but i really miss it.

Rogue/Illusionist Hybrid: I know we have the arcane trickster, but people who could remember the Bluehand from Ad&d miss what the ninja really should be.

Magic item crafter: An alchemist is not an artificer. I still miss it.

Capoeirist (brawler/bard hybrid): Again it could be an archetype, but the character who mix dance with martial arts (and a bit of witchcraft or shamanism) would be fun.

Arcane NPC class: Now that we have retraining rules, it would be fun to have an apprentice class that could be retrained later for GMs who like to do before we became adventurers campaing.

These were mine, what could be more ?

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Bastards of Golarion has more races than Blood of the Elements and talks about most of them better than it.

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There is a runelord under Belkzen ?

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AP spoiler:
Maybe they are talking about Thassilonian mummies.

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Thank you very much. I really wanted this.

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I wanted that Paizo hasn´t called this book Blood of the Elements. If it was named Elemental Handbook i would liked it more, but as is it´s sort of misleading as the book isn´t really about the genie-kind. We only got a bit of background information about the races, some random rules material that are barelly into the theme and info about the elemental planes that while great woundn´t be my first choice to appear in this book.
Now i feel like we will never have the genie-kind book that i wished that this book was (i am really a elemental fan).
I know that it´s not Paizo´s fault as they should really be hardpressed by GEN CON lauch line, but i am really feeling disapointed right now.

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Good question.

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Especially all those influence scenarios. I would like to put the face card on the table and each influence opportunity i like to put the character mini close to the portrait of the character they are trrying to influentiate.

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Peet wrote:

Some people on this thread have listed various gods as having various ethnicities. I don't think this is really accurate.

Aroden, Iomedae, Norgorber, and Cayden Caylien all were once human and passed the test of the starstone to become immortal. So they have a definite ethnicity.

The older gods, though, like Pharasma, Sarenrae, Gozreh, etc. all predate humans. They are not and have never been human beings and if they choose to reveal themselves in human form they can do so in any form they like. So they should not be seen as having a specific ethnicity.

People of any given culture will probably portray these gods as people belonging to their culture. So to a Keleshite, Sarenrae will be envisioned as a Keleshite, whereas to a Mwangi Sarenrae will be portrayed as a Mwangi.

If you have a Mwangi or Garundi character he or she should feel free to revere any of these older gods in their "dark-skinned" aspect. They can even get into arguments with northern clerics about whether or not the god is actually black.

For the record, I think Sarenrae would make a very striking black goddess.

The problem is. The art show them all as european looking. Even Gozreh who is a elemental being have a european nose and lips. There is no art showing their "mwangi" or anything other aspects. So it's hard to see the black divinity in them.

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Dear Miss Meirisiel "The Stab" Silvari,

How would you feel if you had to go in a long adventure with Ezren, Balazar and Quinn ?

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Deadmanwalking wrote:
Draco Bahamut wrote:
Actually i quite like the idea of Gozreh being a african themed god. The way it make business it's very orisha-like. I will enforce this thinking in my campaing.

This is, in fact, canonical. I mean, he's listed as a Mwangi god.

Just for the record.

Okay. I was just saying that i have approved it. The only interesting thing missing is that the Orishas really like gifts and offerings. If Paizo do a Mwangi pantheon, they could take a lot of ideas from the Yoruba and make gods that don't overlap with existing gods and can be great companions for Gozreh. Like a Volcano god/godess, the trickster nature, the tides, the undersea, the smoke, resourcefullness etc...

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The Might and Magic series also have a setting where a fantasy world was built atop a sci-fi universe in disguise.

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I often forget the investigator class when i am listing the ACG new classes, with the stylish Quinn now it jumped to the top class i want to play.

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I have roleplayed since 1989 and i am very excited by this adventure path (Phantasy Star fan, i even have a niece named after Alis). I proudly keep my sub as i have loved every single book Paizo published until now.

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* please, substitute any word ordering by sorting in the previous post. I just perceive i used the wrong word (they are synonimous in portuguese).

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I know that it can be a bit asking too much, but can there be a easy way of ordering the web fiction by publishing order ? Some of the fiction are continuation of another one and i have unknowing read Bastard Sword by Tim Pratt out of order spoilering the first part A Tomb of Winter Plunder by reading as is ordered in the Web Fiction page.
Yeah, i have OCD.

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Actually i quite like the idea of Gozreh being a african themed god. The way it make business it's very orisha-like. I will enforce this thinking in my campaing.

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DrDeth wrote:
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Alaryth wrote:
We always have played the other way; DM says difficulty, player rolls. :(
I think most people play that way; when this sort of rule comes up at my table our GM just lets us reroll if we fail the check. Prevents the agony of "NO I WANTED TO REROLL THAT".
Yes, I think the wording of "Before the results are revealed" needs to be gotten rid of across the board. Depending on a DM's style, this can easily make ALL of those completely worthless.

Wow. Excelent observation. I really never thought too deeply about that. When i GM i already do that, and most players have a very good idea of the DC anyway.

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BigNorseWolf wrote:
Draco Bahamut wrote:
This make me remember one question i made before, if everyone evolved from black people in Africa, why you never see black caveman images or in movies ?

If done wrongly it might imply that black people are less evolved.

Even if done correctly it would be accused of doing that.

Considering that many people believe that Adam and Eve were white, this could open a very large can of mutual accusations involving religion. So, even i only accuse them of playing safe with white-only cavemen, even when people really believed that black people were less evolved.

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sylvansteel wrote:

In Sargava The lost Colony it´s noted, that Mwawangi often depict the gods brought by the colonists as Mwangi, for example iomeda as a tribeswoman, and in Dragon empires Primer several of the main gods are said to be depicted as Tien.

Every culture has an own depiction of the gods, Gods of the inner Sea just shows how they are mainly depicted in central Avistan.

The problem of that is the art. Paizo can't afford to do all the gods for all ethnicities, so to have art for a black god, we would need a full black cultural god. As mister Mona said, opportunities were lost.

Erik Mona wrote:
To be perfectly honest there are not enough of them in the setting right now, and the ones that ought to have Garundi features ended up a goth woman with white hair, a fey-looking white dude with half a face, and a nature spirit with a pretty inhuman form.

Sorry, but both Gozreh forms are very caucasian. Because Yoruba pantheon is still worshiped in Brazil, i have seen a lot of elemental forms of the Orishas in art and african-looking elemental spirits are very different.

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thaX wrote:

Thank You...

I don't know why Paizo hasn't put a collection of all the Venture Captain's pics in a file for GM prep.

Have wondered this before myself, would love a picture resource of:

Venture Captains
Golarion/Absalom Maps (I found these myself)
Very Noteworthy figures (ie those who are at the centre of season long arcs, and probably the entire blackros family!)

More then that, i have wondered why Paizo never made a Face Deck with portraits from Pathfinder Society. We already have plenty of recurring NPCs that having handy card would be cool.

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thejeff wrote:

The only game I've actually been in or run where dark-skinned humans would have been a problem was one where humans were and always had been isolated to part of one smallish continent and thus were unlikely to have split into different races. Thinking about it now, if someone had asked about playing a dark-skinned character I should have told them that they all were of course. :)

Oh, I suppose the game with no humans would count too, technically.

This make me remember one question i made before, if everyone evolved from black people in Africa, why you never see black caveman images or in movies ? I would understand if it was because of fear of racism accusations of retrating black people as primitive. But even before when no one had this fear, black people were show as cavemen. As if they were created after cavemen times. Even in science fiction with devolutions rays firing everywhere, no non-white person was ever devolved into a cavemen.

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I have been asking this for a long time. Not only i miss black/african gods, but black/african outsiders creatures, like angels, archons, demons etc...

I know about red or golden skin, but skin colors means very little to etchinicity. Most human face creatures have european features. Not asking for a a complete revamp, just some celestial or gods appearing from time to time to prove they exist but just aren't appearing in Avistan.

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thejeff wrote:
However, if you want a more isolated start, with the players only learning about the rest of the world as their isolated characters do, it doesn't work so well.

It's not as if everyone know a lot about their ancestors homeland after some generations. You could have a small enclave of dark skinned people who aren't even aware why they have dark skin, and tell stories about a great aunt that travelled as a merchant and were told there was a land of the south with people who also have dark skin just as her had, but not even are sure if they come from there originally.

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Hey Miss Sillvari,

Have you ever meet one of those skinwalkers werebat-kins ? Would let one of them join your party or would preemptive stab him ?

Do you fear if someday someone would summon the bat animal lord against you ?

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Interesting as everything is a point of view. As a brazilian, i can only think how Jirelle can adventure without fainting from a heatstroke. All adventures seem overdressed for any climate i have been in my life (i never seen snow).
Another curious note is that Seoni dress is still scandalous even for our standards.

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I allways thought about feats that modified cantrips to raise their utility sometimes per day.

Like :
Slippery Frost
Requisits: Can cast Ray of Frost Cantrip, can cast 3rd level arcane spells.
Benefits: Three times per day, any square hit by a casting of ray of frost become slippery as per a casting of Grease by the same caster level that casted the original Ray of Frost.

Anything like that ?

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In my lodge we have some players who are deep dedicated healers and are proud of not letting others players spend their resources. When they are not around, someone plays Kyra.

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I want an AP where we help the new Iconic Jirelle in her fight against her mother and the Bloodcrow.

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In case someone want to do a parallel evil twin version of Golarion, how would that be ?

It would have the Worldheal, the spearhead of heaven to heal the world but there are a unhloy crusade of antipaladins to stop them ?

The House Thrune would be free thinkers revolutionaries that freed Cheliax ?
The 7 runelords of virtues are sleeping until the time they are needed to help the world ?
Irrisen would be the land of eternal summer ?
The evil elf invaders from another world are battling the good empyreal lord Treegrower ?
The peaceful orcs are slaved by the evil humans of Lastjail ?
The level headed people of Galt, have magical sickbeds that keep their nobles from dieing and going in the after life ?
Andoran is a place of republican tyranny and the fake democracy ?
Ustalav is the realm of the classic fairytales ? The civilized people of Numeria are being devolved by a spiritual mountain that raised from the ground ?

How would your evil Golarion be ?

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It´s one thing to say there is no elves in one setting, it´s another to say all humans are white. I would at least ask the GM why he created a setting with only his/her ethnicity. If there was a good reason (like Rokugan) i would accept it. If he/she only forgot to create dark-skinned people and for some reason he/she wouldn´t retcon because reasons, i would find it strange but i could accept it if i was the first dark-skinned person he/she meet in his/her life. But any other answer would make me think he/she is racist (or at least passive racist).

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If i knew i would live for over 1000 years, i would certainly take my time finishing college.

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knightnday wrote:

I'm not sure it is a problem. I've had a number of players with various skin colors at the table and haven't had a problem yet. I've had a few "where are these sort of people at" questions, and "why are these guys purple? What shade of purple? Do they like the lavender people?" questions.

I've yet to have a "why isn't <insert their real world ethnicity> in this city/land/world?" yet. I've perhaps been lucky to not run across players that were looking to be insulted, or that were able to roll with what was provided in the game.

I'm not really worried about some sort of message, myself. My hope is that anyone I'm playing with has been around enough sci-fi/fantasy to understand the hows and whys of game design, or is adult enough to ask me why X world is only populated by stark white people, or why there are no white people on Z world, and what the heck is up with the orange people on Y world.

It's perfectly possible to it not being a issue. I never ever thought about playing a black character in Rokugan. But if everytime there is no place for dark-skinned humans in everyone gameworld, some lessons could be learnt from that.

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Each of us can create his own world and populate it with any cultures you want or possible skin color you want. The problem is only the message you would pass to a possible black or other skin color real world person you call you invite to play with. They would be hurt ? You would care ? Or you would never invite a black player to your table ? This is the real problem.

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BigNorseWolf wrote:


Everyone makes gods in their own image*, even when they're real. Unless your god ascended from being a mortal, the god looks like whatever they want to look like. This has been an ingame thing on more than a few occasions, with garundi showing gods as garundi and ratfolk showing their gods as ratfolk.

Also the white people are closer to the ez pass to godhood of the starstone.

* I suppose this could also go for game designers.

Yeah yeah, but illustrations make a great deal about it. We already had a not-Africa themed adventure path and now we are going throught another, comparing Serpent's Skull to Mummy's Mask shows a lot of improvment, and the Egiptian pantheon helped a little. But i hope things will improve someday. This maybe would not be as important in the north hemisphere. But more African themed cultural symbols would be a huge deal selling the setting in Brazil.

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Alexander Dumas, writer of the Three Musketeers, was mixed race (his greatmother was black). I didn't even know that until reading about famous mixed race people. This made me wonder how much i knew about non-white writers and hero figures in fiction.

In Golarion, all my human characters are mixed race (almost all are at least half-Varisian, until Arcadians appear in print). I find strange pure-race people, but this must be a brazilian-thing.

I am very grateful for Seelah, Sanji, Kyra and the others, but all Golarion good deities and human looking celestial figure are white looking (ok, Sarenrae don't appear to be white and Irori don't is but have light skin). Where are the Mwangi or really dark-skinned gods ?

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I like it more when is brutal hard. Bring it on. i ll ask my GM to schedule it now.

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So the most dangerous monster possible is a swarm of incorporeal golem-bugs immune to acid ?

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Forget the spoilers. Now i am impressed by how James Jacobs got thin. Looks like he was level drained by a wight swarm. Congratulations !

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James Jacobs wrote:


As a general rule, D&D and Pathfinder does indeed walk on eggshells when it comes to doing rules for things taken so directly from Christianity. But if I were to put those into the game, I'd absolutely stat them up as their own monsters. That said, I wouldn't put them into the game. Maybe for my homebrew, but not in a publication.

I know, what i wanted to know is if internally there were any disguised official substitute for them. I already have some thoughts about that.

1 - Would Paizo do a offcial version of the Putto as they are more an art thing than really something religious ? (You already done an evil form of them in the Accuser Devil).

2 - I know that Isle od Dread had a huge presence in Savage Tide, but you would say there is chance for a Land of Dinossaur (or even Mega fauna) to appear in a future adventure path again ?

3 - A heaven adventure path could be about the adventurers having to prove their mettle or goodness at each step up they have to make. After Iomedae bad experience, do you think that celestial tests of character are banned from Paizo's adventures ?

4 - People often associate science to law, and magic to chaos. Now that a bit of technology is reaching Golarion, and Inevitables being outsiders constructs. Would that be true for Golarion or chaotic technology could happen ?

5- In my iteration of Golarion, judicial system is handled by judges that are inquisitors of law. They worship an "lawmakers pantheon", Abadar and Asmodeus are obvious choices. But i can't really decide for a lawful good representative god. Could say who do think is the best lawmaker among the LG know gods of Golarion ?

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I am bulding a similar build, but i am using the Card Caster archetype from The Harrow Handbook for ranged sneak attack fun. It will be for a NPC in my campaing so i don't need too much optimization, but i guess it's ok.

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James Jacobs wrote:
I wouldn't use existing creatures at all for these. I'd make entirely new ones.

Really ? I always thought that D&D strived to not deal with real world angeology. Some creatures already based in them, like Chreub and the Shedu, or movanic deva and angel. I guess the Solar wound'nt be a good archangel or seraph because the number of wings thing.

0 - Maybe the celestial host from my earlier post could be possible mythic angels ?

1 - Would be thematic for a Golarion Adventure Path to do a climb the heavens adventure path ? (as descend the hell was already more or less done.)

2 - Where you would put the primitive human of the recent blog post on Golarion surface ? Or they pertain only on darklands vaults ?

3 - Is there a "world tree" in Golarion ? (A Yggdrasil-like tree)

4 - What a Golarion's elf would have for a pet ? They would have exclusive new breeds of cats and dogs, like elven cats or elven dogs ?

5 - Clouds giang sometimes live at castle atop clouds. A flying castle flying by would cause panic in small cities of Varisia ? There is somewhere were this is common place sight ?

6 - Are there celestial or fiendish humanoids in the great beyond ? What would they represent ?

7- The Shoanti still call everyone not Shoanti and varisian as Chelaxian or this also has been retconned ?

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Seventh Seal wrote:


Umm... Ophanim & Thrones are the same order (& another alternative - in some sources - would be Galgallim). Erelim seem similar, but were usually listed separately from ophanim/thrones in those "angel hierarchy lists" in which they are named, so...

Just a BTW.

Yeah, i thought so, but Brazilian tradition is a bit different. But thanks anyway. Lets not confuse Mister Jacobs more with side discussions.

NEW QUESTION:

There is a class of creatures that represent horrors and fears of humanity ? Like aracnophobia, ophidiophobia etc... ?

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I am trying to do a hex grid exploration map similar to Kingmaker for the Dzveda Marshes. Any good idea for quests around this area ?

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I trying to make a celestial host with regular angel christian hierachy. I don't know if Paizo is willing to make them as creatures or not, but which creatures that already made into bestiaries would be good for:

1 - Seraphim ?
2 - Cherubim (Celestial Shedu ? Lamassu ?) ?
3- Ophanim ?
4- Thrones ?
5- Dominions ?
6- Virtues ?
7 - Powers ?
8 - Principalities ?
9 - Archangels ?
10 - Angels (not all of them, a especific one to represent the original concept) ?
Edited 11 - Putti ? (The baby/toddler cupid-like angels)

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FrodoOf9Fingers wrote:


This would be true... If rogues weren't the only ones who used stealth.

Yeah. As much as rogue characters aren't only from the rogue class.

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Maybe is that why people think rogue are underpowered, they aren't understanding how usefull and tatical stealth really is ?

I try to put a lot of hiding places in my maps, to the point of marking cover-friendly squares for stealth types do their thing.

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Comrade Anklebiter wrote:
The book was written in the sixties, so it's quite possible that modern scholarship disagrees, but essentially: most Western hemispheric slavery systems had a gradation system where there was a free "colored" or "mulatto" layer in between the narrow layer of slavemasters and the slaves. This led to a much less hardened race-color caste system than in the proto-US where Britain dumped a lot of their excess poor population and, thus, never needed the intermediary layer and one drop of African blood made you black.

Yes, that and pretty much Brazil before being colonized, was an adventurer paradise. The men that came here, never would bring their wives, they only came for fortune and planned to got back or bring their wives eventually. This created a huge number of mixed people with native blood and european blood. The mixed people were so many that they were the major population very soon and they had to be accepted and even propered becaming rich. this opened the minds to accept the mixed black in the future. Some were regular slave became as powerful as their owners by being smart and manipulative.

The problem was that the african were so accepted that they mixed to well with white population, to the point that the government import white poor from europe and put them together with the black trying a whitening of the population. So rich black mixed more than poor black, and created the situation of today were how darker your skin is, more poorer other people see you.

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Freehold DM wrote:
Isnt there a problem with racism being aggressively ignored in brasil?

There is racism, and a lot. But is a different form of racism than US one. There were never a one drop rule here, so people are considered black or white only by skin color. Its perfectly normal for a sibling be considered black and the other one be considered white if he is light skinned enough. So black people are divided, each layer of blackness consider themselves better than the darker one. But is pretty common to have all your family be mixed race, so there is racism, but there isn't much hate because everyone have a black cousin out there.

African culture and values are wide accepted to the point to be worshiped among "whites" as mainstream, but many people hide their afican ancestry. Black men are considered ugly, but black women are considered trophy wives. Black people sometimes ace throught public colleges, but we still find black lawyer uncommon.

I don't consider myself black, i am mixed race and i consider more native south american than black. But i do look black by brazilian standards and my family look white (i am not adopted) and have white culture. So i never really faced racism, maybe if i go to the southern statates i might face some.

The problem i see is that people are copying the anti-racist manners of USA. I don't think it would work here, because we would have to define who is black and who is not. This would schism brazilian population in half and do a lot more damage than it would heal.

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