Black Women of Brazil

The site dedicated to Brazilian women of African descent

“Can I take out all my hair and put in blond hair?”, a 3-year old black girl asks her mother – The effects of whiteness on black children


Note from BW of Brazil: If you really want to know how perceptions of race affect people, all you really need to do is talk to the children. Or talk to … Continue reading

June 20, 2018 · 1 Comment

Actor Bruno Gagliasso files a complaint for racist offenses against his daughter; two-year adopted from South Africa was the target of insults on the internet


Note from BW of Brazil: So what else is new? Another case of “we Brazilians aren’t racists” in which the internet was used to spread racist sentiments against the African … Continue reading

November 22, 2016 · 3 Comments

AnaBahia: A rising model/actress longing to meet the mother she has never known


Bahia is the stage name of AnaBahia Honorio do Nascimento, a 22 year old professional who is a disciplined young lady. Bahia has many talents which consist of acting, singing, … Continue reading

May 9, 2012 · 1 Comment

AnaBahia: A rising model/actress longing to meet the mother she has never known


Bahia is the stage name of AnaBahia Honorio do Nascimento, a 22 year old professional who is a disciplined young lady. Bahia has many talents which consist of acting, singing, … Continue reading

May 9, 2012 · 1 Comment

Black children continue to be passed over for adoption


Black children continue to be passed over for adoptionAmanda Cieglinski of Agência Brasil Three years after the creation of the National Register of Adoption, black children are still not chosen … Continue reading

May 7, 2012 · 2 Comments

Black children continue to be passed over for adoption


Black children continue to be passed over for adoptionAmanda Cieglinski of Agência Brasil Three years after the creation of the National Register of Adoption, black children are still not chosen … Continue reading

May 7, 2012 · 2 Comments