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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

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

What? She’s not naked??? Why the ‘new Globeleza’ commercial is an advance for the representation of black women in Brazil and what it says about activism

Note from BW of Brazil: Really? Already? I guess I’m not the only one who was caught by surprise by the new, annual Globeleza TV commercial that’s been on the … Continue reading

January 11, 2017 · 2 Comments