Black Women of Brazil

The site dedicated to Brazilian women of African descent

In the state of Amazonas, a black woman is called a “dirty, old, poor black monkey” by a doctor after seeking medical care for her child


Note from BW of Brazil: When does it end? Two issues to address here. 1) The general racist tendency of Brazilians to refer to African descendants as monkeys. 2) The … Continue reading

December 22, 2013 · 3 Comments

Erlane Menezes from Manaus, Amazonas


State of Amazonas (in the red)

February 26, 2013 · 4 Comments