Black Women of Brazil

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Category Archives: José Jorge de Carvalho

10 years of Affirmative Action at the University of Brasília: black student enrollment increases by 71.5% and quota students outperform non-quota students


Note from BW of Brazil: When the question of affirmative action policies and quotas for Brazil’s African descendants to have more access to a college education first came up more … Continue reading

June 10, 2013 · 1 Comment

DuLoren ad: Another play on the black women’s sexuality or just a sexy ad??


Another ad, another controversy. I always like a good debate because I am always curious to know the thought process of someone that has a different opinion than I. So, … Continue reading

March 23, 2012 · Leave a comment

DuLoren ad: Another play on the black women’s sexuality or just a sexy ad??


Another ad, another controversy. I always like a good debate because I am always curious to know the thought process of someone that has a different opinion than I. So, … Continue reading

March 23, 2012 · 1 Comment

Black women discuss institutional racism, the "erasing" of prominent black Brazilians and the race question in universities


by Joceline Gomes According to recent figures, less than 1% the 6,000 doctorates that are awarded every year in Brazil are earned by Afro-Brazilians and less than 1% of these … Continue reading

December 9, 2011 · Leave a comment

Black women discuss institutional racism, the "erasing" of prominent black Brazilians and the race question in universities


Janaína Damasceno, Juliana Nunes, Andressa Marques and Maria Aparecida Silva Bento discuss institucional racism Organizers, lecturers, exhibitors and militants of the Movimento Negro in Brazil – the force of the … Continue reading

December 9, 2011 · Leave a comment