Black Women of Brazil

The site dedicated to Brazilian women of African descent

“Not one less quilombo!”: On August 16th, the future of millions of quilombolas (maroon society inhabitants) will be decided in the Federal Supreme Court

Note from BW of Brazil: This coming week, Brazil’s Supreme Court (Supremo Tribunal Federal) will make a decisionn that will affect the lives of tens of thousands of Brazilians. They … Continue reading

August 13, 2017 · Leave a comment

Brazilian government threatens the land rights of quilombolas; inhabitants are descendants of fugitive slave communities protected by Constitution

Note from BW of Brazil: It’s been a while since I approached this topic and now more than ever, we must inform the world of what’s happening to black Brazilians … Continue reading

August 10, 2017 · 2 Comments

Black Brazilian community being evicted by the Brazilian Navy!

Sign: Governor Jacques Wagner join with our President Dilma and the mayor of Simões Filho, we are asking for urgent help because we are being evicted by the Brazilian Navy. We … Continue reading

March 9, 2012 · 1 Comment