Black Women of Brazil

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Category Archives: Angolan woman

Angolan woman living in Mato Grosso do Sul wants Brazilians to know something: “Don’t be afraid of offending me; call me black. I love it”


Note from BW of Brazil: It’s a shame that in 2016 a woman still has to make such declarations, but we have to remember that this is life in Brazil. … Continue reading

January 27, 2016 · 3 Comments

Murder of an Angolan woman and the roots of anti-black, anti-African ideologies in Brazil


Angolan woman Zumira de Souza Borges Cardoso was murdered in São Paulo In yet another example of Brazil’s centuries long anti-black, anti-African ideology, an Angolan university student was killed and three others … Continue reading

May 24, 2012 · 9 Comments