Black Women of Brazil

The site dedicated to Brazilian women of African descent

Category Archives: war on drugs

“Hell” de Janeiro! Residents complain about Armed Forces stops in the Rocinha favela: Shocking images from Rio’s slums show daily life under occupation


Note from BW of Brazil: If a picture is worth a thousand words, about 9,000 words of shocking photos give you a brief introduction to life under military occupation. This … Continue reading

October 11, 2017 · 4 Comments

“War on drugs” claims yet another victim! This time 13-year old Christian Andrade, who was shot after attempting to help a woman that had hit the ground


Note from BW of Brazil: So this is how it works in Brazil. Consistently. Military Police wage a so-called “guerra ├ás drogas” (war on drugs) but yet week after week, … Continue reading

September 11, 2015 · Leave a comment