Black Women of Brazil

The site dedicated to Brazilian women of African descent

Terezinha da Silva elected first female mayor in a southern city of a 93% white population


Victory for a black candidate in a city of German colonization is considered a milestone in the city of Dois Irmãos. On the streets, the future mayor received hugs and … Continue reading

October 22, 2012 · 2 Comments

With 2012 elections coming in October, Brazil’s black community wants specific policies on safety, health and education


Black men and women: Elections 2012 In the upcoming October elections, Brazilians will go to the polls to vote for mayors and city council members in more than 5,500 cities … Continue reading

September 18, 2012 · Leave a comment