Black Women of Brazil

The site dedicated to Brazilian women of African descent

“We are not all monkeys!”: Bananas, publicity and a nation’s peculiar way of dealing with racism


Note from BW of Brazil: By now many people around the world are familiar with the problem of racism in European soccer stadiums. For the past decade, media outlets from … Continue reading

May 4, 2014 · 8 Comments

Rising from poor origins, auditor Cláudia Nunes proves that competency has nothing to do with race or gender


Cláudia Nunes: “I didn’t accept the fate of invisibility that is the black woman in Brazil” by Dayene Peixoto, Isabel Vilela, Marcela Heitor, Renata and Rosane Queiroz More than 120 years after … Continue reading

June 7, 2012 · 3 Comments

Rising from poor origins, auditor Cláudia Nunes proves that competency has nothing to do with race or gender


Cláudia Nunes: “I didn’t accept the fate of invisibility that is the black woman in Brazil” by Dayene Peixoto, Isabel Vilela, Marcela Heitor, Renata and Rosane Queiroz More than 120 years after … Continue reading

June 7, 2012 · Leave a comment