Black Women of Brazil

The site dedicated to Brazilian women of African descent

A little story of how one woman found herself as a black woman in the midst of a family of German immigrants


Note from BW of Brazil: Personal stories have provided some of the best insight into the development of black identity among women of African ancestry in Brazil as featured here … Continue reading

November 6, 2014 · 2 Comments

The benefits of whiteness: blue-eyed white beggar becomes a sensation in a country where black beggars are routinely ignored


  This story, like so many others we have posted here at BW of Brazil, is a very revealing portrayal of white privilege in Brazil, a country where the majority … Continue reading

November 18, 2012 · 8 Comments