Black Women of Brazil

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Category Archives: Avenida Paulista

More and more Afro-Brazilians going to court and winning settlements against racism


Note from BW of Brazil: One could say it’s a shame that it has to come to this, but on the other hand, it’s utterly ridiculous that people have to … Continue reading

March 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Cyclist has arm ripped off in accident with car; driver escapes and throws amputated arm into a river


 Driver, cyclist and bicycle after accident A cyclist, David Santos Souza, had his arm amputated after being hit by a car on Avenida Paulista in São Paulo on Sunday morning, March … Continue reading

April 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

Rising from poor origins, auditor Cláudia Nunes proves that competency has nothing to do with race or gender


Cláudia Nunes: “I didn’t accept the fate of invisibility that is the black woman in Brazil” by Dayene Peixoto, Isabel Vilela, Marcela Heitor, Renata and Rosane Queiroz More than 120 years after … Continue reading

June 7, 2012 · Leave a comment

Rising from poor origins, auditor Cláudia Nunes proves that competency has nothing to do with race or gender


Cláudia Nunes: “I didn’t accept the fate of invisibility that is the black woman in Brazil” by Dayene Peixoto, Isabel Vilela, Marcela Heitor, Renata and Rosane Queiroz More than 120 years after … Continue reading

June 7, 2012 · 3 Comments