Brazilian carnival queen Nayara Justino was replaced after being selected as the Globeleza carnival queen in 2013.
She was initially described as a dream come true, but that was short-lived because racism is still alive and well in Brazil.
Justino was replaced with a lighter-skinned woman as the public outrage hit a fever pitch. There are still problems along racial lines in modern Brazil.
Watch Nayara Justino’s ordeal from the The Guardian:
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