Black Women of Brazil

The site dedicated to Brazilian women of African descent

Victim of brutal lynching in northeastern state of Maranhão had no prior police record


Note from BW of Brazil: This is a followup report of a savage lynching that happened earlier this month in the northeastern state of Maranhão. Vigilante lynchings have long been a … Continue reading

July 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

Brazil: Death squads and the genocide of Afro-Brazilians


By Pablo Reis and BW of Brazil Yesterday, the Huffington Post posted an article entitled “Brazil Police May Have Executed 30 During Strike” highlighting the aftermath of a recent police … Continue reading

February 17, 2012 · 3 Comments