Black Women of Brazil

The site dedicated to Brazilian women of African descent

Cida Bento: Black Brazilian woman is among The Economist magazine’s 50 most influential professionals of diversity in the world


Note from BW of Brazil: And the success stories continue! The Black Women of Brazil blog was created to not only divulge news from the racial perspective in Brazil but also … Continue reading

November 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

April 30, 2013: 25 years of Geledés: the Black Women’s Institute – a leading organization in the fight against racism and giving visibility to black women of Brazil. Congratulations!


Note from BW of Brazil: Today, April 30th, in 1988 the black women’s organization Geledés began its very important work of giving voice to Brazil’s black women and articulating a dialogue … Continue reading

April 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

New magazine, Black Women Making History, continues to tell the story of black Brazilian women


In the past few months we’ve highlighted a number of things going on in Brazil that have the expressed interest of  improving the image of and recognizing a parcel of … Continue reading

January 31, 2013 · Leave a comment