Black Women of Brazil

The site dedicated to Brazilian women of African descent

2014 elections will feature color/race data of candidates; politicians fear a racial quota that would change profile of the Parliament


by Akemi Nitahara The Tribunal Superior Eleitoral (Superior Electoral Court) doesn’t have statistics about the number of blacks in Brazilian politics, neither elected politicians nor candidates. The difficulty in raising … Continue reading

January 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

With 2012 elections coming in October, Brazil’s black community wants specific policies on safety, health and education


Black men and women: Elections 2012 In the upcoming October elections, Brazilians will go to the polls to vote for mayors and city council members in more than 5,500 cities … Continue reading

September 18, 2012 · Leave a comment