Black Women of Brazil

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Category Archives: Julio Jacobo Waiselfisz

From 2002-2010, 272,422 Afro-Brazilians murdered: Numbers equal to a country at war – Rates rise for blacks while falling for whites


While the homicide rate of whites in the country fell 24.8% from 2002 to 2010, that of the the black population grew by 5.6% in the same period. In 2002, … Continue reading

December 11, 2012 · 6 Comments

According to sociologist, in the northeastern state of Alagoas, while one white is killed, 20 blacks are ‘exterminated’”


National Campaign Against the Extermination of Black Youth  Alagoas is the most violent state in the country and its capital, the 3rd most violent in the world. For the sociologist Julio … Continue reading

September 6, 2012 · Leave a comment