Black Women of Brazil

The site dedicated to Brazilian women of African descent

Ten reasons showing that in Brazil, blacks are still is seen as objects


Note from BW of Brazil: Brazilian-styled racism has shown its ugly face for years centuries. Seriously, anyone who continues to believe that all Brazilians are perceived and treated as equals is … Continue reading

August 25, 2015 · 7 Comments

White private school students have advantage in national performance exams


  Compared with blacks from public schools, their scores are 25% better by Lorena Caliman of Rede Bahia A report of performance data in the National Secondary Education Examination (Exame … Continue reading

August 25, 2012 · 1 Comment

Virgínia Leone Bicudo


Virgínia Leone Bicudo (1915-2003) was a sociologist and psychoanalist. She was a woman of many firsts in her time. Below is a list of those firsts.  In 1945, her thesis, … Continue reading

December 4, 2011 · Leave a comment

Virgínia Leone Bicudo


Virgínia Leone Bicudo (1915-2003) was a sociologist and psychoanalist. She was a woman of many firsts in her time. Below is a list of those firsts.  In 1945, her thesis, … Continue reading

December 4, 2011 · Leave a comment