Black Women of Brazil

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Category Archives: Map of Violence

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

In the northeastern state of Paraíba in 2010, 1,329 blacks were murdered compared to 49 whites; a rate of 27 times higher


Sign: For the end of the extermination of black youth More blacks die in Paraíba, according Map of Violence report by Camila Alves The number of black homicide victims in … Continue reading

November 24, 2012 · 1 Comment