Why do Afro-Brazilians identify so much with the series ‘Dear White People’? Perhaps because they are dealing with the very same issues presented in the film!
Note from BW of Brazil: When I first got into studying racial politics in Brazil, I constantly read that Brazil was ‘different’. Race relations in Brazil are completely different than … Continue reading
Note from BW of Brazil: The recent controversy over the lack of nominations of black actors and actresses for the Oscar Award ceremony has also been a popular topic within black … Continue reading
Black Rio: The rise of black music and dances and the interpretation of black American Soul music in Brazil
This article incorporates an article entitled “Black Rio: Brazilian soul and DJ culture’s lost chapter” by Allen Thayer. Note from BW of Brazil: A few weeks ago this blog ran an … Continue reading
Cultural icon, singer/dancer/actor Tony Tornado acted as Master of Ceremonies Here are more photos from the Cavalera sponsored tribute to ’70s American TV music program, Soul Train. See the story, … Continue reading
Here are more photos from the 2014 São Paulo Fashion Week tribute to ’70s American TV music program Soul Train. See the story, two videos and more photos here and here.