Black Women of Brazil

The site dedicated to Brazilian women of African descent

Category Archives: Supremo Tribunal Federal (STF)

“Brazil is not ready for a black president”: Brazil’s Chief Justice of the Supreme Court speaks frankly about racism and other problems facing the country


Note from BW of Brazil: Back in the period between late 2008 and early 2009, when then Senator Barack Obama was elected and then assumed the post of the president … Continue reading

July 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

Joaquim Barbosa named first black man to lead Brazil’s Supreme Court


Barbosa’s rulings angered former President’s supporters The judge overseeing a major corruption trial in Brazil has been appointed president of the Supreme Court, the first black person to hold the … Continue reading

October 12, 2012 · 5 Comments