Black Women of Brazil

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402 reported cases of racism in Carnaval of Salvador, Bahia, an 80% black city. Deputy mayor: "Salvador is indeed a racist city"


  Although Carnaval is generally looked upon as a time of joy, revelry and celebration, as this site and key black activists have pointed out, what  happens  during  Carnaval is  simply  a  representation … Continue reading

February 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Bahia, Brazil: cases of racial discrimination in the Carnival increase by 64%, says study


Although Brazil’s various Carnavals are thought be a week of celebration, joy, excitement and fun, reports have also revealed for many years that these events also provoke many incidents of … Continue reading

February 21, 2012 · Leave a comment

Bahia, Brazil: cases of racial discrimination in the Carnival increase by 64%, says study


Although Brazil’s various Carnavals are thought be a week of celebration, joy, excitement and fun, reports have also revealed for many years that these events also provoke many incidents of … Continue reading

February 21, 2012 · Leave a comment