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Category Archives: Sueli Carneiro

July 25th is the International Afro-Latin American and Afro-Caribbean Women’s Day: Black Women of Brazil raise their voices, call for struggle and unity against racist and sexist oppression


Note from BW of Brazil: Today, July 25th, is a day to celebrate the unique experiences of black women in Latin America and Caribbean. Although International Women’s Day is celebrated … Continue reading

July 25, 2013 · 3 Comments

April 30, 2013: 25 years of Geledés: the Black Women’s Institute – a leading organization in the fight against racism and giving visibility to black women of Brazil. Congratulations!


Note from BW of Brazil: Today, April 30th, in 1988 the black women’s organization Geledés began its very important work of giving voice to Brazil’s black women and articulating a dialogue … Continue reading

April 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

Why do black Brazilian men prefer blondes? Part 3 – “They are more beautiful, more seductive, more cultured", says one


Léo Moura of Flamengo, wife Camila This is part 3 of our series; see part 1 and part 2 “It is the blondes who prefer black men” With less reason but more emotion, … Continue reading

October 7, 2012 · 10 Comments

July 25th is the International Afro-Latin American and Afro-Caribbean Women’s Day: The day to celebrate the resistance to racism and sexism of black women in Latin American and the Caribbean


The International Afro-Latin American and Afro-Caribbean Women’s Day was established on July 25, 1992, in a meeting in the Dominican Republic, and will be celebrated throughout Brazil. Starting from yesterday (July 24), … Continue reading

July 25, 2012 · Leave a comment

July 25th is the International Afro-Latin American and Afro-Caribbean Women’s Day: The day to celebrate the resistance to racism and sexism of black women in Latin American and the Caribbean


The International Afro-Latin American and Afro-Caribbean Women’s Day was established on July 25, 1992, in a meeting in the Dominican Republic, and will be celebrated throughout Brazil. Starting from yesterday … Continue reading

July 25, 2012 · Leave a comment

Sueli Carneiro, director of the Geledés Institute for Black Women


Sueli Carneiro is the founder of Geledés, a black women’s organization which intertwines concerns of race and gender, and addresses the particular problems confronted by women of color in Brazil. … Continue reading

July 25, 2012 · 1 Comment

Sueli Carneiro, director of the Geledés Institute for Black Women


Sueli Carneiro is the founder of Geledés, a black women’s organization which intertwines concerns of race and gender, and addresses the particular problems confronted by women of color in Brazil. … Continue reading

July 25, 2012 · Leave a comment