Black Women of Brazil

The site dedicated to Brazilian women of African descent

Protest against controversial pastor who made racist, homophobic statements continue all over Brazil


In Bahia, the social/cultural organization Olodum protested against the controversial pastor   Protests against the controversial pastor Marco Feliciano continue throughout Brazil which began when it became a possibility of … Continue reading

March 31, 2013 · Leave a comment

Pastor who believes "Africans are descended from an ancestral curse" and "AIDs is a gay cancer" is chosen president of Commission on Human Rights and Minorities


 Deputy/pastor Marco Feliciano elected president of Commission on Human Rights and Minorities After protests from members of the PT (Partido dos Trabalhores or Workers’ Party) and PSOL (Partido Socialismo e Liberdade … Continue reading

March 11, 2013 · 1 Comment

Bahia, Brazil: cases of racial discrimination in the Carnival increase by 64%, says study


Although Brazil’s various Carnavals are thought be a week of celebration, joy, excitement and fun, reports have also revealed for many years that these events also provoke many incidents of … Continue reading

February 21, 2012 · Leave a comment

Bahia, Brazil: cases of racial discrimination in the Carnival increase by 64%, says study


Although Brazil’s various Carnavals are thought be a week of celebration, joy, excitement and fun, reports have also revealed for many years that these events also provoke many incidents of … Continue reading

February 21, 2012 · Leave a comment