Black Women of Brazil

The site dedicated to Brazilian women of African descent

Category Archives: African History

December 25th! If you believe in Jesus, you must accept a few facts: He was born in Africa and was a black man


Note from BW of Brazil: Here’s wishing that you and yours had a wonderful Christmas day Winter Solstice! With that said, let’s be clear about something here. This writer is … Continue reading

December 26, 2015 · 15 Comments

Ten years of law 10.639/2003 obligating schools to teach African/Afro-Brazilian History; law yet to be fully implemented


Arísia Barros regrets the lack of applicability of the law Note from BW of Brazil: The necessity of visibility in the media and school curriculum is extremely important in a … Continue reading

January 12, 2013 · 2 Comments

Dr. Petronilha Beatriz Gonçalves e Silva: "Racism expels the black child from school"


Dr. Petronilha Beatriz Gonçalves e Silva, Ph.D in Education and Humanities, is a researcher and professor of Curriculum & Instruction and Ethnic-Racial Relations at the Federal University of São Carlos … Continue reading

May 27, 2012 · Leave a comment

Dr. Petronilha Beatriz Gonçalves e Silva: "Racism expels the black child from school"


Dr. Petronilha Beatriz Gonçalves e Silva, Ph.D in Education and Humanities, is a researcher and professor of Curriculum & Instruction and Ethnic-Racial Relations at the Federal University of São Carlos … Continue reading

May 27, 2012 · Leave a comment