Why is it when November comes, they complain that we should celebrate Human Consciousness rather than Black Consciousness?
Note from BW of Brazil: It never fails. Whenever black people create slogans and movements with the express purpose of pointing out clear dehumanizing inequalities of which they have been … Continue reading
Persecuted as the only black woman in a beauty pageant, Carolina Pinheiro dos Passos says: “I represent blacks!”
Note from BW of Brazil: One can gain quite a bit of insight into how race plays out in many minds by simply analyzing something as relatively trivial as a … Continue reading
Note from BW of Brazil: The story below is a follow up and the latest information involving the brutal stabbing murder of a Haitian immigrant posted yesterday. The findings bring … Continue reading
Haitian man beaten and stabbed to death by a group of people in state of Santa Catarina in southern Brazil
Note from BW of Brazil: Sad. Outrageous. Disturbing. But I can’t say shocking. Why? For a few reasons. 1) As we’ve seen time and time again, violence, mob attacks and … Continue reading
In Santa Catarina, a southern state considered the “Brazilian Europe”, blacks make up only 15% of the population: Black women of the state continue to prepare for the National Black Women’s March!
Note from BW of Brazil: Over the years we have noted a rising consciousness, organization, sisterhood and determination among black women of Brazil. Black women’s organizations, events dedicated to the … Continue reading
Re-election of President Rousseff brings widespread prejudice against northeastern voters and calls for secession; candidates didn’t address racism during campaigns
Note from BW of Brazil: The re-election of Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff once again brought to the fore questions of race, discrimination that has permeated throughout Brazilian society both in … Continue reading
“I’ve never felt prejudice in relation to my color”: Group Power For the Black People call out beauty contest winner; emphasize need for black consciousness
Note from BW of Brazil: The question and discussion of race, racism and black identity has been at the center of the struggle of Brazil’s Movimento Negro for a number … Continue reading