Black Women of Brazil

The site dedicated to Brazilian women of African descent

Six black teens massacred in Rio, innocent victims of drug war; police troops occupy neighborhood

In yet another sad tale of events, six Afro-Brazilian teens were recently murdered in the Baixada Fluminense region of the state of Rio de Janeiro. Police are blaming the murders on … Continue reading

September 13, 2012 · 1 Comment

Black teen killed in police Special Operations Battalion sting operation in Rio; family will sue the state

Family accuses BOPE of murder; Military and Civil Police investigating the case. 15 year old died on Saturday during an action in the Parque ArarĂ¡ Favela. The body of the … Continue reading

August 23, 2012 · 1 Comment