Brazilian society continues to ostracize natural black hair: woman followed by store security simply because of her hair.
Note from BW of Brazil: Here we go again! If you’ve followed this blog for any amount of time, you know that the issue of hair texture and standards of … Continue reading
Supermarket employee who was called "monkey" and humiliated in front of other employees awarded US$50,000 in severance
Having been called “macaca” (monkey) in front of other employees and humiliated because of her skin color and being a woman, Sylvia Barcellos is still trying to overcome the trauma … 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