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Category Archives: baiana do acarajé

Salvador, Bahia celebrates Day of Black Consciousness even without official recognition as holiday


Note from BW of Brazil: In Salvador, Bahia, Wednesday, November 20th, the Day of Black Consciousness, baianos (people from Bahia) took to the streets in recognition of the legendary black … Continue reading

November 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Rate of black employers increases from 22.84% to 30.19% in ten years; black women unemployment rates falls from 18.2% to 7.7%, reveals study


Rate of black employers increases from 22.84% to 30.19% in ten years Among black women unemployment fell from 18.2% to 7.7%, reveals study of economist by Clarice Spitz Still unequal, but … Continue reading

May 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

Barbie Baiana: Coming to a store near you! But why does it cost so much in Brazil???


  So, Mattel is releasing a Baiana edition of the famous Barbie doll collection. This is good news, right? Well, depends on where you live. First of all, for those who don’t … Continue reading

September 12, 2012 · 2 Comments