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Category Archives: 2014 World Cup

It’s time to give a red card to sexual tourism: My flesh doesn’t belong to Carnival, nor the World Cup!

Note from BW of Brazil: The preparation, spectacle and eventual outcome of the 2014 World Cup will no doubt be discussed, studied, researched and debated for many years to come, … Continue reading

July 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

After World Cup loss, Argentine fans post racist comments about Brazilians in social networks

Note from BW of Brazil: The 2014 World Cup may be officially over, but the long time “war”/rivalry between Brazil and its South American neighbor, Argentina, will apparently live on. … Continue reading

July 16, 2014 · 8 Comments

At least one person was happy about Brazil’s World Cup disaster: the daughter of the black goalie who was blamed for the team’s 1950 defeat

  Note from BW of Brazil: It’s shameful that people take something that is actually quite trivial in comparison to more important things in like so seriously. Such is the … Continue reading

July 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

World Cup 2014: For Brazil, it’s all over but here are some of the (darker) faces that you didn’t see on TV

While the world witnessed Brazil’s worst and most humiliating defeat in a World Cup game, at home no less, various photos of dejected fans showed us a glimpse of Brazil’s … Continue reading

July 9, 2014 · 4 Comments

World Cup 2014 – Brazil vs. Germany: No words!

 World Cup 2014 – Brazil vs. Germany – Did you hear? Sometimes a picture is worth a thousand words!

July 9, 2014 · 3 Comments

With Neymar out of the Cup, Brazil’s racist character against blacks shows its face again

  Note from BW of Brazil: OK, so anyone who has been following the World Cup or is a fan of Neymar, Jr. knows that the superstar recently sustained a … Continue reading

July 8, 2014 · 10 Comments

Neymar and Dani Alves: Brazil’s “blond bombers” and the ongoing whitening of blackness in Brazil

“White Americans find it as difficult as white people elsewhere to divest themselves of the notion that they are in possession of some intrinsic value that black people need, or … Continue reading

July 7, 2014 · 7 Comments