Black Women of Brazil

The site dedicated to Brazilian women of African descent

Faces of Afro Brazil 9


  The ninth feature in our series, Faces of Afro-Brazil, Gabriela Alves is 23 and from Londrina, Paraná, in southern Brazil. Londrina is the second most populous city in the … Continue reading

November 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

Journalist/activist reacts to the brutal murder of black/religious leader and Brazil’s climate of racism and religious intolerance


Note from BW of Brazil: Yesterday on the blog, BW of Brazil brought you news of the horrific murder of a well-respected leader in Afro-Brazilian activists circles as well as … Continue reading

August 7, 2013 · 1 Comment

Brutal murder of long-time black activist and religious leader and two other people shocks the community


Note from BW of Brazil: Over the weekend the Afro-Brazilian community was shocked by the tragic news that a long-time leader of Movimento Negro (black rights organizations) and Afro-Brazilian religion … Continue reading

August 7, 2013 · 2 Comments


Woman from Londrina, Paraná, Brazil Source: Black Women of Brazil

February 5, 2012 · Leave a comment


Woman from Londrina, Paraná, Brazil Source: Black Women of Brazil

February 5, 2012 · Leave a comment


Woman from Londrina, Paraná

January 8, 2012 · Leave a comment


Woman from Londrina, Paraná

January 8, 2012 · Leave a comment