Note from BW of Brazil: With so much controversy and social ills that make the news everyday, sometimes it’s nice to just appreciate a nice life story. And our elders … Continue reading
BW of Brazil: Racism, discrimination, disregard and exclusion are daily struggles for black Brazilians and even more so for black women who not only face racial discrimination but also gender … Continue reading
"Stop and Frisk" Brazilian style? Military Police captain gives order to approach black and brown suspects
Instruction based on the description of an assault victim in an upscale neighborhood by Thais Nunes Since December 21st of last year, police officers of the Taquaral district, one of … Continue reading
Case occurred on Thursday, September 6th in the Carrefour supermarket of Campinas, SP. Jéssica Barros said she was called a ‘monkey’ during discussion. A Carrefour supermarket employee accused a customer of assaulting … Continue reading
According to the victim, the man said that ‘blacks are good for nothing.’ Crime is non-bailable, there may be a fine and penalty is up to five years in prison. … Continue reading
Silvia Novais, the Brazilian woman that won the Italia nel Mondo beauty contest encourages other black girls: “Never give up”!
Silvia Novais, 25, is a winner: she was elected Miss Campinas and then Miss São Paulo of 2009 and is the current Miss Italia nel Mondo – a contest that chooses … Continue reading