Black Women of Brazil

The site dedicated to Brazilian women of African descent

In quick verdict, judge absolves Military Police that killed 12 black males execution style – Judge of case running for federal judge position


Note from BW of Brazil: One must really ask if there is a such thing as justice. When it involved police and black youth in Brazil it seems the answer … Continue reading

July 28, 2015 · 1 Comment

From the northeast to the southeast, natural hair, African culture and empowerment are themes on the International Day of the Black Woman


Note from BW of Brazil: Several of our previous posts have been dedicated to the celebration of the International Afro-Latin American and Afro-Caribbean Women’s Day and for good reason. Black women … Continue reading

July 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

10 black women who are making a difference in Bahia


Note from BW of Brazil: What better way to finish up a celebration of black women of Latin America and the Caribbean than with a post dedicated to 10 black … Continue reading

July 27, 2015 · 1 Comment

With a theme focused on black cinema and representation, Festival Latinidades addresses the web as a place of dialogue and resistance


Note from BW of Brazil: Black representation in the media is one of the main issues we tackle here at BW of Brazil and the internet is an area that … Continue reading

July 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beginning Thursday, Festival Latinidades brings films, debate and shows


Note from BW of Brazil: The piece we present today is coverage of the yearly Festival Latinidades that takes place every during the The International Afro-Latin American and Afro-Caribbean Women’s Day. … Continue reading

July 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

Researcher participates in debate: What is black cinema and why is there resistance to this art form?


Note from BW of Brazil: The Festival Latinidades is an annual event of nearly one week that highlights the experience of black women of Latin American and the Caribbean that … Continue reading

July 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

In recognition of July 25th: The International Afro-Latin American and Afro-Caribbean Women’s Day


Note from BW of BRAZIL: As we have done for the past three years, today we recognize the International Afro-Latin American and Afro-Caribbean Women’s Day. The history, struggles, challenges and … Continue reading

July 26, 2015 · Leave a comment
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