Black Women of Brazil

The site dedicated to Brazilian women of African descent

Brazilian-styled segregation strikes again! Military Police in Rio stops bus, rounds up group of black teenagers headed for Copacabana beach


Note from BW of Brazil: Well, the Military Police are at it again doing what they do best: harassing people and treating people as second-class citizens according to their skin … Continue reading

August 28, 2015 · 1 Comment

"What are you blacks doing here?": Three black men beaten and electroshocked by security – How racism works in Brazil


A few weeks ago, three black men were assaulted, beaten and given electroshocks from a stun gun by security guards at a concert in southern Brazil. Of course the obvious … Continue reading

October 5, 2012 · 6 Comments