Black Women of Brazil

The site dedicated to Brazilian women of African descent

“I don’t want to be racist, but..”: University directors’ reaction to incident once again proves that Brazil doesn’t know how to deal with racism


Note from BW of Brazil: Besides promoting a space for Brazil’s black women and updates on current events involving the general Afro-Brazilian population, another goal of this blog was to … Continue reading

May 21, 2014 · 8 Comments

Against all of the anti-affirmative action rhetoric, see why the university quota system has worked so well in Brazil


Note from BW of Brazil: A little more than a decade ago, when affirmative action and quotas according to race began to be debated and implemented in Brazilian universities, the … Continue reading

January 6, 2014 · Leave a comment