Black Women of Brazil

The site dedicated to Brazilian women of African descent

After mother refuses to cut boy’s hair, the child’s re-enrollment at the school is denied; police are investigating


Note from BW of Brazil: In another incident that is all too common in Brazil or other parts of the world where African descendants live, an 8-year old was apparently … Continue reading

December 7, 2013 · 3 Comments

Singer sentenced to 33 years in prison for the murder of his wife in 2008


A fugitive since 2008, Correio presented himself on the 5th to the jury and was convicted of killing his ex-wife and trying to kill his son in Guarulhos by Bruno … Continue reading

September 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Military Police look into a case of fraud in the investigation of youth killed by police


Thiago da Silva Júnior As we have documented on this blog time and time again, the murder of young, black males by police or death squads is an ongoing problem … Continue reading

September 10, 2012 · 1 Comment


Woman from Guarulhos, São PauloSource: Black Women of Brazil

January 27, 2012 · 2 Comments


Woman from Guarulhos, São PauloSource: Black Women of Brazil

January 27, 2012 · 2 Comments