Black Women of Brazil

The site dedicated to Brazilian women of African descent

Haitian student called ‘monkey’ and assaulted in Foz do Iguaçu; assailants blame suspended President Dilma for his presence in Brazil


Note from BW of Brazil: Let’s be clear about something. Brazilians DON’T like Haitians  and DON’T like Africans! This latest assault on a black immigrant once again demonstrates the anti-black, … Continue reading

May 16, 2016 · 10 Comments

When black children learn the idea of "bad hair" in the least expected place: home


By Fabiana Mascarenhas   As a child I was ashamed of my hair. I dreamed of having a hairstyle like my friends in class, always straight and shiny. Television, the media, … Continue reading

June 15, 2012 · 7 Comments