Black Women of Brazil

The site dedicated to Brazilian women of African descent

Affirmative Action student is winner of the “Inventor Award” at Bahia’s top university, UFBa; she was the only black woman graduate in the Pharmacy course


Note from BW of Brazil: The debate, or some would say argument, over affirmative action policies in Brazil has raged on for more than a decade now. Against all fallacious … Continue reading

August 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

Against all of the anti-affirmative action rhetoric, see why the university quota system has worked so well in Brazil


Note from BW of Brazil: A little more than a decade ago, when affirmative action and quotas according to race began to be debated and implemented in Brazilian universities, the … Continue reading

January 6, 2014 · Leave a comment