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Series ‘Sexo e as negas’ drags on in a blaze of shameless sex and lack of ideology


Note from BW of Brazil: So, according to an article I saw earlier today, the last episode of the controversial Globo TV series Sexo e as negas will soon air. … Continue reading

December 10, 2014 · 1 Comment

Black women activists: The debate over the ‘Sexo e as negas’ series must continue; present open letter to congressman who voiced support of series


Note from BW of Brazil: It’s been a little while since we’ve approached the topic of the ongoing television  series entitled Sexo e as negas. And while it is true … Continue reading

December 4, 2014 · 1 Comment

The real black women that inspired the controversial series ‘Sexo e as negas’


Note from BW of Brazil: The controversial television series Sexo e as negas has been featured on the blog a number of times since it debuted a little over two … Continue reading

November 25, 2014 · 1 Comment

Is master in the slave house again? Black women on TV: The case of ‘Scandal’ and ‘Sexo e as negas’


Note from BW of Brazil: The ongoing debate over black representation on Brazilian airwaves has only intensified since mid-September with the debut, and two month run of the current Globo … Continue reading

November 24, 2014 · 2 Comments

What’s wrong with the show “Sexo e as negas”? Plenty of sex but the “negas” don’t go beyond “their place” in Brazilian society


Note from BW of Brazil: It seems that the more you watch this program and hope for the best the more likely you are to be disappointed. Let me offer … Continue reading

October 29, 2014 · 1 Comment

Actress Adriana Lessa joins cast of “Sexo e as negas”: Is her character, a business woman, an attempt to address criticisms of the show’s stereotypical portrayals of black women


Note from BW of Brazil: In our ongoing coverage of the television series Sexo e as negas, we realize that persons outside of Brazil who don’t subscribe to Globo TV’s … Continue reading

October 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

The perverse connection between the stereotype and racism: 14 reasons NOT to watch the “Sexo e as negas” series


Note from BW of Brazil: Last night, the controversial new Globo TV series Sexo e as negas took its second episode on the air. The debate over this program has been … Continue reading

September 25, 2014 · 2 Comments

Actors surprised when director orders loincloth and no panties for sex scene – New series ‘Sexo e as negas’ continues to stir debate


Note from BW of Brazil: We have been following the debate over the new Globo TV series Sexo e as negas since it was first announced back in May. As … Continue reading

September 23, 2014 · 2 Comments

New series ‘Sexo e as negas’ debuts: critics denounce portrayal of black women, stars and creator counter criticism


Note from BW of Brazil: The controversy over this new program, which has already been the topic of four posts here on the blog, will be not be dying down … Continue reading

September 19, 2014 · 2 Comments

Black women organize national boycott against TV series “Sexo e as negas”; seven charges of racism filed with Secretary of Racial Equality


Note from BW of Brazil: With the fallout from the latest controversy over racism on the soccer field still fresh in the public’s mind, yesterday we warned you of the … Continue reading

September 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Globo TV set to debut series “Sexo e as negas” starring four black women inspired by the series “Sex and the City”


Note from BW of Brazil: Just for clarity, BW of Brazil wishes to clarify that this article DOES NOT represent an endorsement of this new series. It is simply a … Continue reading

September 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Actors Elisa Lucinda, Lázaro Ramos, Taís Araújo and Camila Pitanga form group to discuss series with only black actors


Note from BW of Brazil: Ya know, I think this type of initiative is a great idea. In a past article, I commented on how TV series with predominantly black … Continue reading

March 31, 2017 · 1 Comment

The discarding of identity in Brazil’s media: Where being black and invisible is the rule rather than the exception


Note from BW of Brazil: I must admit, I stopped watching TV regularly several years ago. The media vehicle simply stopped being important to me. The TV programs are generally … Continue reading

February 8, 2017 · 2 Comments

“Women That Inspire”: Reflecting on a magical night when 16 incredible black Brazilian women commanded the stage for “TED Talks São Paulo”


Note from BW of Brazil: The struggle of black Brazilian women is one that has been steadily building momentum for the past few decades. Through various organizations, organizing efforts, activists, … Continue reading

January 24, 2017 · Leave a comment