Black Women of Brazil

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Category Archives: Month of Black Consciousness

Malaak Shabazz, daughter of Malcolm X, will participate in meeting in São Paulo to discuss the situation of black youth and racial violence in Brazil


Note from BW of Brazil: The highlights of the November Month of Black Consciousness continue. Yesterday, we saw the historic first national March of Black Women take place in the … Continue reading

November 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

YouTube’s 1st Black Beauty Encounter seminar brings lively discussion on beauty and self-esteem


Note from BW of Brazil: The Month of Black Consciousness is in full swing as celebrations and events will continue for another two weeks. A few days ago, one event, the … Continue reading

November 15, 2015 · 1 Comment

Why is it when November comes, they complain that we should celebrate Human Consciousness rather than Black Consciousness?


Note from BW of Brazil: It never fails. Whenever black people create slogans and movements with the express purpose of pointing out clear dehumanizing inequalities of which they have been … Continue reading

November 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

2013 Troféu Raça Negra awards an international event as it honors achievements of Africans, Brazilians and Americans in the struggle for racial equality


Note from BW of Brazil: The 2013 Troféu Raça Negra (Black Race Trophy), which took place last Sunday (November 17th) was a truly international event as it honored various contributors … Continue reading

November 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

November: The Month of Black Consciousness in Brazil. Video of Afro-Brazilian historical figures


Today is the first day of November, which is recognized as the Month of Black Consciousness in Brazil. November 20th is the national Day of Black Consciousness. As such, watch … Continue reading

November 1, 2012 · 2 Comments