Black Women of Brazil

The site dedicated to Brazilian women of African descent

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In memoriam: Edialeda Salgado do Nascimento, speaker of five languages and first black woman to be named a Secretary of State in Brazil, on her amazing career, being a black woman and black history


In memory, these are the words of the late Edialeda Salgado do Nascimento (1941-2010), the first black woman to assume a position of Secretary of State of Brazil. “To be a black … Continue reading

December 22, 2012 · 1 Comment