Black Women of Brazil

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Category Archives: young black males

After the brutal murder of five black males by police, Rio’s Madureira neighborhood takes to the streets; call for the end of extermination of black youth


Note from BW of Brazil: It’s already been one week last night since five young black males were gunned down in a hail of gunfire from Rio’s lethal Military Police. … Continue reading

December 7, 2015 · 3 Comments

Military Police took more than 100 shots at the five black youth killed in car in Rio; governor says case didn’t involve racism


Note from BW of Brazil: Every now and then, a comment will appear on this blog, social media or some other outlet in which someone will ask questions/make comments of … Continue reading

December 2, 2015 · 2 Comments

Strange circumstances surround drowning death of black university student; family suspects racial crime or foul play


The body of Raimundo Matias Dantas Neto, “Samambaia”, was found last Friday by Camila Souza, Bruna Machado Simões, ANECS Nordeste, Pedro Luna and Marcílio Albuquerque The body of college student Raimundo … Continue reading

January 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

Community in northeastern Brazil condemns murder of two young men by perpetrators wearing black masks in another apparent death squad attack on black males


Two young men were killed in the Boiadeiro neighborhood of Salvador, Bahia, in Brazil’s northeast by four men wearing black masks. Police intimidate and attack protesters.  (Please see video description and video below) In … Continue reading

September 2, 2012 · Leave a comment

Another young, black male assassinated by police: five military police removed from street duty


13-year old Igor Cordeiro Manhães was murdered by Military Police in Duque de Caxias, Rio de Janeiro As I have reported on this blog previously, the lives of young black males in … Continue reading

March 31, 2012 · 5 Comments

Another young, black male assassinated by police: five military police removed from street duty


13-year old Igor Cordeiro Manhães was murdered by Military Police in Duque de Caxias, Rio de Janeiro As I have reported on this blog previously, the lives of young black males in … Continue reading

March 31, 2012 · 5 Comments