Black Women of Brazil

The site dedicated to Brazilian women of African descent

Victim of racism, man shot after being accused of stealing a motorcycle


An argument in downtown Curitiba (capital/largest city of Paraná, southern Brazil), which may have been motivated by racism, ended with Sérgio Luiz Prates Chaves Jr., 31, being shot. Around 9pm, … Continue reading

April 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

Girl who waited 8 hours for surgery after being shot in head by stray bullet dies and is buried in Rio


Adrielly Vieira dos Santos Following up on our story from December 27th, Adrielly dos Santos Vieira, who was hit by a stray bullet and went several hours without care because the … Continue reading

January 9, 2013 · 2 Comments

After being shot in the head, girl in Rio waits 8 hours for surgery


Adrielly Vieira dos Santos For lack of a physician, girl who was shot in the head waited 8 hours for surgery on Christmas Rio de Janeiro – A shot in … Continue reading

December 27, 2012 · 1 Comment