Brazil’s World Cup Preparations Include Education and Training for Former Slaves

As soccer fans around the world gear up for the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) World Cup this summer, most are likely not thinking about slavery. However, unbeknownst to many spectators of the soccer tournament, twenty-five men, who were deemed by the Brazilian government to have been previously subjected to slave labour, contributed to building the Arena Pantatanal, one …

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Soccket, Kicking Up Power and Rolling Out the Fun

Soccer, the world’s most popular sport, has now added innovative technology to its ball with a goal of reducing poverty in the developing world. A few Harvard female entrepreneurs invented Soccket in order to bring light to where there is no light. Soccket is “much more than a normal soccer ball, the Soccket is a portable generator that provides fun and power …

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