Black Women of Brazil

The site dedicated to Brazilian women of African descent

Category Archives: Bandeirantes

If Brazil thinks “mulata” (black) women are such beautiful, gifted dancers, why are white women 90% of the models/dancers featured on game, comedy and variety shows?


Note from BW of Brazil: As this blog has pointed out on numerous occasions, as well as people like American filmmaker Spike Lee, Brazilian filmmaker Joel Zito Araújo or Mozambican … Continue reading

May 24, 2013 · 4 Comments

Preta Gil, Jair Bolsonaro and the stereotype of the promiscuous black woman


One of the most controversial stories from 2011 involved an exchange being singer Preta Gil and federal deputy* Jair Bolsonaro. On March 28th, during the television program, “CQC”, of the TV Bandeirantes … Continue reading

January 3, 2012 · Leave a comment

Preta Gil, Jair Bolsonaro and the promiscuous stereotype of black women


One of the most controversial stories from 2011 involved an exchange being singer Preta Gil and federal deputy* Jair Bolsonaro. On March 28th, during the television program, “CQC”, of the … Continue reading

January 3, 2012 · 1 Comment