BLACK WOMEN OF BRAZIL is a blog that gives voice to this very marginalized group in Latin America. The blog features current events, bios, interviews, and personal essays about issues affecting Brazilian women of African descent. The Facebook page has already gained over 20k likes.

Read Karine Lima’s essay “What is it to be a mulher negra in Brazil” to read her thoughts on dealing with black identity in the country. Or watch Gabriela Vallim describe (in Portuguese) her experiences with black identity in the video above.