Black Women of Brazil

The site dedicated to Brazilian women of African descent

Category Archives: justice system

Justice in black and white – Rafael Braga and Breno Borges: when 9g of racism weighs more than 129kg of marijuana


Note from BW of Brazil: It’s been a little over three months since we last reported on the situation of Rafael Braga, the young black male from Rio de Janeiro, … Continue reading

August 3, 2017 · 3 Comments

In Brazil, justice is white and rich: A comparison of two women, one black, one white, provides another example of this


Note from BW of Brazil: In practical terms, the justice system is supposed to provide equal access and render equal treatment to all whether in situations of judgement, imprisonment or … Continue reading

October 29, 2015 · 5 Comments