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“We will not be killed without reacting”: Showing that ‘Black Lives Matter’ in Brazil, Third March Against the Genocide of Black People mobilizes youth of Salvador, Bahia


Note from BW of Brazil: The brutal murders and disappearances of black people, specifically black males, continues to be a serious problem throughout Brazil. With alarming regularity we see reports … Continue reading

September 1, 2015 · 1 Comment

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 · 2 Comments

In Brazil’s capital, a black youth is six times more likely to be murdered than a white youth


Note from BW of Brazil: We can never discuss this issue too much. The genocide that Brazil has apparently declared against black youth is a serious problem in a number of … Continue reading

May 3, 2015 · 2 Comments

The mood is fear in Salvador, Bahia, as Military Police intimidate protesters of 15 black males murdered in police massacre


Note from BW of Brazil: Last week, BW of Brazil brought you yet another execution style massacre by Brazil’s lethal Military Police, this one once again in Bahia. Although witnesses say … Continue reading

February 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

“In Brazil, Ferguson happens everyday”: But where is the widespread protest?


Note from BW of Brazil: No, the “hands up, don’t shoot” pose in the photo above is not from Ferguson, Missouri, nor is it from New York or any of … Continue reading

December 13, 2014 · 2 Comments

Another missing black male! Witnesses believe Military Police involved in disappearance of 16-year old Davi Fiúza


Note from BW of Brazil: The stress and concern has been steadily growing over the case of the disappearance of 16-year year old Davi Fiúza in Salvador, Bahia three weeks … Continue reading

November 16, 2014 · 9 Comments

No black power in a democracy – With no promises from any presidential candidate, Afro-Brazilians can only vote and hope for the best


Note from BW of Brazil: In reality, this should come as no surprise. Over a month ago we posted an article that showed that even with a black presidential candidate in … Continue reading

October 26, 2014 · 4 Comments

March Against Black Genocide galvanizes 50,000 people throughout Brazil; where is the media coverage?


Note from BW of Brazil: Here at BW of Brazil, the consistent pattern of genocide being carried out against the black population of Brazil has long been a topic of … Continue reading

September 7, 2014 · 3 Comments

Thousands across the country march for the end of the genocide of the black population


Note from BW of Brazil: Yesterday, protesters all over Brazil stopped traffic, marched with banners, screamed and sang in unison against a perceived policy of genocide against the black population. … Continue reading

August 23, 2014 · 2 Comments

Community in northeastern Brazil condemns murder of two young men by perpetrators wearing black masks in another apparent death squad attack on black males


Two young men were killed in the Boiadeiro neighborhood of Salvador, Bahia, in Brazil’s northeast by four men wearing black masks. Police intimidate and attack protesters.  (Please see video description and video below) In … Continue reading

September 2, 2012 · Leave a comment