Black Women of Brazil

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Category Archives: Bolsa Família

Government income assistance program Bolsa Família completes 10 years and now helps its second generation


Note from BW of Brazil: Over the last year or so much has been written about Brazil’s surge onto the world stage, its rise to claim the sixth largest economy … Continue reading

May 6, 2013 · 1 Comment

Income of Black Brazilians Doubles, But Social Disparities Persist


March commemorating the Day of Black Consciousness in São Paulo, Brazil   Note from BW of Brazil: The article below summarizes many of the topics consistently covered on the BW of … Continue reading

March 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Media plays a decisive role against racism: interview with Helena Oliveira Silva


Media plays a decisive role against racismoriginally published in Diário do Pará New practices and changes have appeared in the way that the media discusses racism in Brazil and assess how … Continue reading

November 15, 2012 · 1 Comment