Black Women of Brazil

The site dedicated to Brazilian women of African descent

Category Archives: 2010 Census

“Are we Africans? New strategies for African Ancestry in Brazil and Latin America” seminar: building stronger ties between Africa and its descendants


Note from BW of Brazil: The world owes an enormous debt to the continent of Africa. From its vast amounts of resources that are vital parts of so many aspects … Continue reading

October 19, 2013 · 1 Comment

After students lament the absence of Afro-Brazilians in school curriculum, cultural center initiates "Ethnic-Racial Relations" course


Whenever teachers mention the participation of blacks in Brazilian history and culture, Luana Manoel Borges Garcia, 11, a 5th grade student, feels uncomfortable. “My professors mention me when discussing slavery or … Continue reading

September 25, 2012 · 1 Comment