Black Women of Brazil

The site dedicated to Brazilian women of African descent

Black Women and Power: We can too!


  Photos: Left to right, top row and bottom row: Benedita da Silva, Federal Deputy and first black woman to serve as governor of the state of Rio de Janeiro, Célia Sacramento, … Continue reading

March 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

Overcoming racism requires more than ‘only’ education


Painting depicting slavery in Brazil (top) and an iconic photo taken in Rio in 1983 (below) Racism in Brazil is manifested in the construction of places allowed for blacks and … Continue reading

March 5, 2013 · 1 Comment