Black Women of Brazil

The site dedicated to Brazilian women of African descent

Bloodbath in Belém leaves nine dead; residents believe it was a Military Police revenge hit


 Note from BW of Brazil: Before I get into today’s topic, yet another tragedy, I wanted to briefly mention a message I received yesterday from a Brazilian guy. He wrote … Continue reading

November 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

Faces of Afro Brazil 10


Note from BW of Brazil: The tenth in the “Faces of Afro Brazil” series, Raquel Ferro is from Belém, Pará, Brazil. This photo, courtesy of the Palácio do Planalto, was … Continue reading

November 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Miracle baby develops in mother’s ovary and survives; pregnancy extremely rare


Elizete Pavão and her baby In 95% of cases of pregnancy outside the uterus, the embryo develops in the Fallopian tube. Ovarian pregnancy is considered very rare and happens once for … Continue reading

January 26, 2013 · 1 Comment