Black Women of Brazil

The site dedicated to Brazilian women of African descent

Alexandre Pires’ "Kong" and the Bamboozled image of blackness


Amazing! Absolutely amazing! I admit that when I first saw this video a few weeks ago, a lot of things came to mind but I decided not to blog about … Continue reading

March 3, 2012 · 5 Comments

Alexandre Pires’ "Kong" and the Bamboozled image of blackness


Amazing! Absolutely amazing! I admit that when I first saw this video a few weeks ago, a lot of things came to mind but I decided not to blog about … Continue reading

March 3, 2012 · 5 Comments

"Nega Maluca" and the popularization of blackface in Brazil


Although the season of Carnaval has yet to start, when I came across these images, I was a little disturbed. I can’t say that I was shocked because the image of blackface seems … Continue reading

February 19, 2012 · 6 Comments