Black Women of Brazil

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Category Archives: entrepreneurship

After being fired for refusing to remove her braids, Luanna Teófilo opens a consumer panel specializing in helping companies understand the Afro-Brazilian public

Note from BW of Brazil: It’s always great to see people land on their feet and move on to bigger and better things after being victimized by an anti-black job … Continue reading

October 23, 2017 · 5 Comments

The 124 richest people in Brazil correspond to 12.3% of the country’s GDP

Note from BW of Brazil: For many years Brazil has been described as being part Belgium and part India; in other words, on the one hand, there is a lot … Continue reading

October 3, 2013 · 1 Comment

After historic demonstrations, Brazil’s president meets with 19 black organizations to discuss policies to advance racial equality

Note from BW of Brazil: After the massive protests that took Brazil’s leaders by surprise in June, and a subsequent drop in approval ratings, President Dilma Rouseff has been meeting … Continue reading

July 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Rate of black employers increases from 22.84% to 30.19% in ten years; black women unemployment rates falls from 18.2% to 7.7%, reveals study

Rate of black employers increases from 22.84% to 30.19% in ten years Among black women unemployment fell from 18.2% to 7.7%, reveals study of economist by Clarice Spitz Still unequal, but … Continue reading

May 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

In the fashion industry, entrepreneurship helps black women to earn social respect and in the labor market, says stylist

Marah Silva of  Ateliê Cretismo in Rio de Janeiro By Thais Leitão of Agência Brasil Brasília – Entrepreneurship is a key that frees the black woman to conquest social respect and … Continue reading

March 11, 2013 · 1 Comment