Black Women of Brazil

The site dedicated to Brazilian women of African descent

Blacks that ascend socially continue to suffer racism


Social mobility increases cases of racism in malls and universities. Black people face discrimination and prejudice in environments previously frequented only by whites “The social ascension of the black population … Continue reading

February 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Black women discuss institutional racism, the "erasing" of prominent black Brazilians and the race question in universities


JanaĆ­na Damasceno, Juliana Nunes, Andressa Marques and Maria Aparecida Silva Bento discuss institucional racism Organizers, lecturers, exhibitors and militants of the Movimento Negro in Brazil – the force of the … Continue reading

December 9, 2011 · Leave a comment

Black women discuss institutional racism, the "erasing" of prominent black Brazilians and the race question in universities


by Joceline Gomes According to recent figures, less than 1% the 6,000 doctorates that are awarded every year in Brazil are earned by Afro-Brazilians and less than 1% of these … Continue reading

December 9, 2011 · Leave a comment