Black Women of Brazil

The site dedicated to Brazilian women of African descent

Category Archives: racial equality

New film, Raça (race), presents blacks as the central theme in the fight for racial equality and makes history in Brazilian cinema


Film produced by Joel Zito Araújo is in theaters all over Brazil. (See trailer, with English subtitles and a description at bottom of article) Please see the blog’s original coverage … Continue reading

May 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Blacks that ascend socially continue to suffer racism


Social mobility increases cases of racism in malls and universities. Black people face discrimination and prejudice in environments previously frequented only by whites “The social ascension of the black population … Continue reading

February 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Matilde Ribeiro


Matilde is a political activist and the former Special Secretary of Politics of the Promotion of Racial Equality under the Lula da Silva administration. Ribeiro is known for speaking her … Continue reading

November 22, 2011 · 1 Comment