Black Women of Brazil

The site dedicated to Brazilian women of African descent

25 curious facts about slavery in Brazil


Note from BW of Brazil: Whenever discussing the experiences of African descendants in the Americas, the topic will inevitably turn to the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade at some point in the … Continue reading

December 29, 2013 · 44 Comments

Rising from poor origins, auditor Cláudia Nunes proves that competency has nothing to do with race or gender


Cláudia Nunes: “I didn’t accept the fate of invisibility that is the black woman in Brazil” by Dayene Peixoto, Isabel Vilela, Marcela Heitor, Renata and Rosane Queiroz More than 120 years after … Continue reading

June 7, 2012 · Leave a comment

Rising from poor origins, auditor Cláudia Nunes proves that competency has nothing to do with race or gender


Cláudia Nunes: “I didn’t accept the fate of invisibility that is the black woman in Brazil” by Dayene Peixoto, Isabel Vilela, Marcela Heitor, Renata and Rosane Queiroz More than 120 years after … Continue reading

June 7, 2012 · 3 Comments