Black Women of Brazil

The site dedicated to Brazilian women of African descent

Study finds that 99% of Brazilian diplomats and federal university professors are white


Note from BW of Brazil: In yet another stunning example of racial inequality in Brazil, a 2005 study found that 99% of Brazil’s diplomats and college professors are white. And … Continue reading

May 24, 2013 · 1 Comment

Race relations in Brazil: a mixture of openness and acceptance, discrimination and exclusion


Associated Press/Felipe Dana – This photo taken Feb. 25, 2013, shows Nubia de Lima, 29, posing for a photo in her Rio de Janeiro apartment in Brazil. De Lima, a … Continue reading

March 17, 2013 · 2 Comments

Number of young blacks in college quadruples, but 91% still don’t have access


Censo da Educação Superior (Higher Education Census) 2011 shows great progress in enrollment of young blacks and browns between 1997 and 2011 BRASILIA – On the eve of the implementation … Continue reading

November 23, 2012 · 1 Comment