Black Women of Brazil

The site dedicated to Brazilian women of African descent

White couple accuses BMW dealership of racism against 7-year old adopted black child in Rio


Ronald and Priscilla Munk: couple’s black child told to leave a BMW store Store representative apologized and said it had been a ‘misunderstanding’. ‘This is no place for you. Get … Continue reading

January 24, 2013 · 4 Comments

Four powerful black women discuss racism, determination and professional success


Neusa, Raquel, Regina and Vanda Black Women in Brazil are usually situated at the bottom of the pole socially, economically and professionally. These four black women managed reach the top … Continue reading

November 2, 2012 · 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

Benedita da Silva


Benedita da Silva is the ultimate example of overcoming adversity in life to success. Having faced poverty and prejudice due to her race and her humble beginnings, da Silva is … Continue reading

November 23, 2011 · Leave a comment

Benedita da Silva


Benedita da Silva is the ultimate example of overcoming adversity in life to success. Having faced poverty and prejudice due to her race and her humble beginnings, da Silva is … Continue reading

November 23, 2011 · Leave a comment