Black Women of Brazil

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Category Archives: Extermination

“Revolt of the Turbans”: Demands of the black population proclaimed in Rio during historic demonstrations


Note from BW of Brazil: In a week that the Brazilian news magazine Veja referred to as “Os sete dias que mudaram o Brasil (The Seven Days that Changed Brazil)”, the … Continue reading

June 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Community in northeastern Brazil condemns murder of two young men by perpetrators wearing black masks in another apparent death squad attack on black males


Two young men were killed in the Boiadeiro neighborhood of Salvador, Bahia, in Brazil’s northeast by four men wearing black masks. Police intimidate and attack protesters.  (Please see video description and video below) In … Continue reading

September 2, 2012 · Leave a comment

Brazil: Death squads and the genocide of Afro-Brazilians


By Pablo Reis and BW of Brazil Yesterday, the Huffington Post posted an article entitled “Brazil Police May Have Executed 30 During Strike” highlighting the aftermath of a recent police … Continue reading

February 17, 2012 · 3 Comments