White student assaults black women during antiracist event at university; weeks ago, term “Nazi” was found sprayed on activity room wall of black activists
Note from BW of Brazil: I have long maintained that while it is quite obvious that racism has always existed in Brazil, in recent years, racial conflict has begun to … Continue reading
Black female employee of marketing company humiliated and fired after denouncing racism; boss told her to remove her braids
Note from BW of Brazil: The rising trend of tens of thousands of Afro-Brazilian women coming to accept and wearing their hair in its natural state or in an African-oriented … Continue reading
Identity, exposure and representation: Encrespa Geral expo in Belo Horizonte demonstrates why we need events specifically for black audiences
Note from BW of Brazil: The title of the article pretty much says it all! As Afro-Brazilians are so under-represented in the mainstream, alternative methods of representation, presenting views and … Continue reading
Number 40 in the series Faces of Afro Brazil, Tainara is from Uberlândia, Minas Gerais
Number 39 in the series Faces of Afro Brazil, these women are from Belo Horizonte, the capital city of Minas Gerais.