Black Women of Brazil

The site dedicated to Brazilian women of African descent

Students hold protest at a federal university; students proclaim director’s comments about student’s hair racist


Protest flyer; student Wgercilene Martins who was allegedly the target of racism Another day, another accusation of racism. This time it occurred on the campus of a federal university in the … Continue reading

February 25, 2013 · 3 Comments

In Brazilian university, Nigerian student says professor said that he should "lighten his skin" and "go back to Africa"


Nigerian student Nuhu Ayuba São Luís, Maranhão, Brazil – The Federal Public Ministry (MPF) on Thursday denounced a university professor José Cloves Verde Saraiva for the crime of racism, xenophobia and racial … Continue reading

March 23, 2012 · Leave a comment

In Brazilian university, Nigerian student says professor said that he should "lighten his skin" and "go back to Africa"


Nigerian student Nuhu Ayuba São Luís, Maranhão, Brazil – The Federal Public Ministry (MPF) on Thursday denounced a university professor José Cloves Verde Saraiva for the crime of racism, xenophobia and racial … Continue reading

March 23, 2012 · Leave a comment