Black Women of Brazil

The site dedicated to Brazilian women of African descent

Category Archives: Brazilian society

Police identify 30 people in investigation of internet racism against popular actress – but black Brazilians are called “monkey” everyday: what will they do about this when the victim isn’t famous?


Note from BW of Brazil: Below we present a short update on the situation involving the racist hostility directed at actress Taís Araújo last week in a phenomenon that represents just … Continue reading

November 6, 2015 · 3 Comments

13 racist expressions that they need to eliminate from their vocabulary


Note from BW of Brazil: Brazil is a country that loves to ignore or dismiss accusations that it is a deeply racist society in its ideologies, institutions, power structure and everyday interactions … Continue reading

June 5, 2015 · 3 Comments