Black Women of Brazil

The site dedicated to Brazilian women of African descent

Category Archives: November 20th

Day of Black Consciousness 2012: photos of festivities in cities throughout Brazil


November 20this said to be the day that the great Palmares quilombo (maroon society of runaway slaves) leader, Zumbi, was killed in 1695. In 1971 a group of militants and researchers in … Continue reading

November 24, 2012 · 2 Comments

March to denounce the extermination of black youth: in the state of Espírito Santo homicide of black youth is 364% higher than that of white youth


Sign: 93% of youth killed in (state of ) Espírito Santo are black In our continuing coverage of the genocidal rates of homicide of black youth in various Brazilian states … Continue reading

November 20, 2012 · Leave a comment