Black Women of Brazil

The site dedicated to Brazilian women of African descent

Category Archives: Abdias do Nascimeno

Jesse Jackson meets with former president Lula, highlights the plight of black Brazilians and envisions Afro-Brazilian president


Note from BW of Brazil: Anticipation ran high with the arrival of long-time Civil/Human Rights activist Jesse Jackson to Brazil to participate in another of events in recognition of the … Continue reading

November 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

Simone Diniz: Brazil’s "would be Rosa Parks", the Brazilian state and the suppression of black rights


Simone André Diniz In revisiting this case that actually began 15 years ago this month, I highlight the fact that when court cases bring justice to anyone whose rights have … Continue reading

March 8, 2012 · 2 Comments

Simone Diniz: Brazil’s "would be Rosa Parks", the Brazilian state and the suppression of black rights


Simone André Diniz In revisiting this case that actually began 15 years ago this month, I highlight the fact that when court cases bring justice to anyone whose rights have … Continue reading

March 8, 2012 · 1 Comment