Black Women of Brazil

The site dedicated to Brazilian women of African descent

Category Archives: Military Dictatorship

50 years ago today: March 31-April 1,1964 began a 21-year brutal Military Dictatorship in Brazil


 Note from BW of Brazil: Yesterday and today are commemorative days in Brazil. Not celebratory, but commemorative, as in a reflective manner. It was 50 years ago today that started … Continue reading

April 2, 2014 · 1 Comment

Rio, we have a problem!! Second black male found naked and tied to a pole; this time, face down in the scorching heat!


Note from BW of Brazil: Note of Correction. The photo above is from January of 2010. A recent event from earlier this week has reminded many Brazilians that there was a … Continue reading

February 7, 2014 · 35 Comments