Black Women of Brazil

The site dedicated to Brazilian women of African descent

Category Archives: Movimento Negro Unificado

In operation since 2004 and with an 87% black student body, Brazil’s only black college begins to expand


By Carolina Giovanelli A feeling of uneasiness used to come upon José Vicente, 56, of São Paulo, when visited theaters and restaurants in the city. “I’m used to people giving me the … Continue reading

March 24, 2013 · 1 Comment

Edna Roland: A warrior in the fight for the equality of black women in Brazil


Edna Roland Brazilian, woman, from the north, and black. In this country, most people who fit this profile live a life associated with – and almost predetermined to – poverty, … Continue reading

May 30, 2012 · Leave a comment

Edna Roland: A warrior in the fight for the equality of black women in Brazil


Edna Roland Brazilian, woman, from the north, and black. In this country, most people who fit this profile live a life associated with – and almost predetermined to – poverty, … Continue reading

May 30, 2012 · Leave a comment

Happy Birthday, Lélia Gonzalez


Happy Birthday, Lélia Gonzalez Today, February 1st, Idedicate this post to what would have been the 77th birthday of Lélia Gonzalez, an important militant of women’s rights and the Movimento … Continue reading

February 1, 2012 · 4 Comments

Happy Birthday, Lélia Gonzalez


Lélia Gonzalez (1935-1994) Today, February 1st, I dedicate this post to what would have been the 77th birthday of Lélia Gonzalez, an important militant of women’s rights and the Movimento … Continue reading

February 1, 2012 · 4 Comments