Black Women of Brazil

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Category Archives: racial segregation

Racial Democracy or Informal Apartheid? South Africa and Brazil: Two historical, cultural contexts and different times, the same segregation


Note from BW of Brazil: Over the years, there has been a long running debate as to which nation is/was the most racist against black people. Traditionally, in comparison with … Continue reading

September 8, 2015 · 1 Comment

Bloco groups of Salvador, Bahia: Brazilian styled racial segregation


All-white group in Bloco Eva (left): One of the accused blocos (right) Some, like the Ilê Aiyê, right, only accept blacks   Note from BW of Brazil: Although this article … Continue reading

October 15, 2012 · 1 Comment