Black Women of Brazil

The site dedicated to Brazilian women of African descent

While all three refer to persons of African descent, what is the difference between the terms preto, pardo and negro?


BW of Brazil: The question of race has long been a source of confusion in Brazil. On the one hand, the country has promoted itself as a huge melting pot … Continue reading

May 18, 2013 · 1 Comment

Luiza Bairros


Luiza Bairros is a recognized leader within Brazil’s black civil rights movement, the Movimento Negro Unificado, completed her post-graduate work at Michigan State University and is a former professor of … Continue reading

November 19, 2011 · Leave a comment

Luiza Bairros, Minister of Racial Equality


Luiza Bairros is a recognized leader within Brazil’s black civil rights movement, the Movimento Negro Unificado, completed her post-graduate work at Michigan State University and is a former professor of … Continue reading

November 19, 2011 · Leave a comment