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Ivete Sacramento: Pioneer in Brazil’s Affirmative Action system, first black woman dean of a university and now Secretary of Reparations Project in Salvador, Bahia


Ivete Sacramento Ivete Sacramento was the first black woman to become dean of a Brazilian university, elected to the post at the Universidade do Estado da Bahia (Uneb or State … Continue reading

April 2, 2013 · 1 Comment

Black Brazilians begin to fight back


Ivete Sacramento, who became Brazil’s first black president of a major university in 1998, said she’s saddened every day when she looks out the balcony of her upper middle-class apartment … Continue reading

May 22, 2012 · Leave a comment