Black Women of Brazil

The site dedicated to Brazilian women of African descent

In northeastern state of Maranhão, which is 74% Afro-Brazilian, illiteracy rate is 50% higher among blacks


Population of northeastern state of Maranhão is 74% Afro-Brazilian   In Maranhão, the illiteracy rate is 50% higher among blacks, according to the Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística (Brazilian Institute … Continue reading

February 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Reflecting a rise in self-esteem, young black Brazilian women now want their piece of the pie


Aloá Renata Oliveira A generation of discovery and adventure, the youth of today want more. Not content with merely illustrations in the pages of newspapers with lurid statistics. To the contrary, … Continue reading

May 30, 2012 · Leave a comment

Reflecting a rise in self-esteem, young black Brazilian women now want their piece of the pie


Aloá Renata Oliveira A generation of discovery and adventure, the youth of today want more. Not content with merely illustrations in the pages of newspapers with lurid statistics. To the contrary, … Continue reading

May 30, 2012 · Leave a comment

Lecture addresses rights of black women


 Zélia affirms that the black woman needs to be integrated into the job market  Mônica Conrado was one of the speakers at the event Giovana Miranda seeks to elevate the … Continue reading

December 5, 2011 · Leave a comment

Lecture addresses rights of black women


 Zélia affirms that the black woman needs to be integrated into the job market  Mônica Conrado was one of the speakers at the event Giovana Miranda seeks to elevate the … Continue reading

December 5, 2011 · Leave a comment