Black Women of Brazil

The site dedicated to Brazilian women of African descent

Why are light brown skinned ‘pardos’ of obvious mixed race preaching white supremacy in a Neo-Nazi skinheads group in São Paulo?


Note from BW of Brazil: You know, as I watched this story on the sensationalist ‘news’ program Brasil Urgente on the Band TV network last Friday, several things popped into … Continue reading

January 17, 2017 · 2 Comments

For ‘Financial Times’, neo-Nazi groups challenge Brazil’s myth of racial democracy; racial inequality and racist sentiments unmasked myth decades ago


Note from BW of Brazil: Sometimes when I see reports such as a recent one in the Financial Times, it’s actually a little funny to me. The reason being that … Continue reading

January 14, 2017 · Leave a comment

Man assaulted by neo-Nazis in Niterói (metro Rio area); researcher shows that neo-Nazism has grown dramatically in Brazil


Note from BW of Brazil: There has been yet another report of a Neo-Nazi attack in Brazil. Although Brazil has for many years promoted itself as the land of “racial … Continue reading

April 30, 2013 · 1 Comment

After 15 days, elderly man beaten by three young men with neo-Nazi affliliations is discharged from hospital in Rio Claro of São Paulo state


71-year old still doesn’t talk and needs to take several medications, his son said. Two suspects in the crime were arrested; they are part of a neo-Nazi group. The 71-year … Continue reading

April 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

Homeless man recalls racist incident captured in photo and shared online


Says neo-Nazi aggressor Antônio Donato Baudson Peret was “laughing” during assault The recyclable material collector Luiz Célio Damásio wants to forget an episode of his life which gained media attention: … Continue reading

April 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Young black man stabbed by neo-Nazi sympathizer in Porto Alegre


The victim remains hospitalized in critical condition in the ICU unit of a hospital in Porto Alegre.   by Laura Schenkel, Thiago Tieze of Hora Zero and Sul 21 newsroom A … Continue reading

March 12, 2013 · 1 Comment

Racist grafitti and Neo-Nazis in Brazil: The evidence that can’t be denied


“Fora crioulo (Out with the crioulos/blacks)” Last week on May 1st, several news outlets in Brazil reported that the front of a building located across the street from the Federal University … Continue reading

May 11, 2012 · 2 Comments