Black Women of Brazil

The site dedicated to Brazilian women of African descent

For presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro, “the Brazilian Trump”, Africans are responsible for slavery and country owes black population nothing for slavery


For presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro, “the Brazilian Trump”, Africans are responsible for slavery and country owes black population nothing for slavery By Marques Travae; images courtesy of Qualquer Caisa  So, … Continue reading

August 8, 2018 · 3 Comments

Black women detail racism at concert of musician Jorge Ben; at end of show, artist invited women onstage, but production team only allowed white women


Fan reports episode of racism at concert of legendary musician Jorge Ben; at end of show, artist invited women onstage to dance, but production team only allowed white women By … Continue reading

August 8, 2018 · 3 Comments

“You monkey, disgusting black!”: After attempting to intervene in a situation on a bus, young black woman is insulted, slapped and scratched by elderly woman


“You monkey, disgusting black!”: After attempting to intervene in a situation on a bus, young black woman is insulted, slapped and scratched by elderly woman Describing her ordeal, popular YouTuber … Continue reading

August 7, 2018 · 5 Comments

A few hours of pleasure? Motel Senzala in Porto Alegre, located in southern Brazil, offers slavery-themed rooms complete with chains, shackles and cages


A few hours of pleasure? Motel Senzala in Porto Alegre, located in southern Brazil, offers slavery-themed rooms complete with chains, shackles and cages Ya see, this is the reason why … Continue reading

August 6, 2018 · 1 Comment

Afrocentric love is, in addition to taking care of ourselves, a detoxification process from a Eurocentric standard that affects us all


Note from BW of Brazil: The ideas and opinions expressed in today’s post are slowly beginning to catch on among Afro-Brazilians. If the analysis of the topic continues to catch … Continue reading

August 4, 2018 · 6 Comments

For the first time in Brazil, two black journalists will host a news program together as co-anchors


For the first time in Brazil, two black journalists will host a news program together It’s shameful that in this day and age we can still point out events when … Continue reading

August 4, 2018 · 5 Comments

“I only play with white people!” Actor perplexed after 4-year old refuses to play with his daughter because of her skin color and hair texture


So, tell me something. At what age do you think children become aware of differences associated with race? I would argue that children perceive these differences earlier than we might … Continue reading

August 2, 2018 · 7 Comments