Black Women of Brazil

The site dedicated to Brazilian women of African descent

Image of a skinhead strangling a black homeless man in Belo Horizonte, Brazil causes outrage on the web


Picture appeared on the page of a self-proclaimed skinhead   In the photo, it appears that a homeless man is being strangled in Belo Horizonte. The alleged assault occurred in … Continue reading

April 7, 2013 · 7 Comments

The benefits of whiteness: blue-eyed white beggar becomes a sensation in a country where black beggars are routinely ignored


  This story, like so many others we have posted here at BW of Brazil, is a very revealing portrayal of white privilege in Brazil, a country where the majority … Continue reading

November 18, 2012 · 8 Comments