Black Women of Brazil

The site dedicated to Brazilian women of African descent

Category Archives: mental health

“Racism generates anxiety, insecurity and deep anguish”: The importance of black professionals caring for the mental health of those oppressed by racism


Note from BW of Brazil: In my regular interactions with both black people and white people over the years, both in the United States as well as in Brazil, I’ve … Continue reading

February 22, 2018 · 2 Comments

Organization emphasizes growing concerns about the health of black women; thesis focuses on black woman’s ability to cope with the challenges posed by prejudice


Growing concerns about the health of black women in the state of Piauí (1) Black women develop specific health problems, diseases are inherent to the genes of ethnicity, combined with … Continue reading

July 25, 2013 · 1 Comment