Black Women of Brazil

The site dedicated to Brazilian women of African descent

Category Archives: Afro Brazilian writers

15 black Brazilian women writers that you should know


Note from BW of Brazil: Over the course of this blog’s existence, we have documented and demonstrated how Brazil consistently makes its black population invisible in various realms of society. … Continue reading

July 27, 2016 · 7 Comments

Following in the trail blazed by Carolina de Jesus: A black woman who writes is already a transgressor


Note from BW of Brazil: The written word is a form of expression that has long been either denied or ignored when the writer is Afro-Brazilian. As we touched upon … Continue reading

August 5, 2015 · 1 Comment