Black Women of Brazil

The site dedicated to Brazilian women of African descent

“How do you prefer a black over a white?”: The act of breaking our racial submission by loving our own

Note from BW of Brazil: Reading texts like the one below indicate that the black Brazilian population is continuing to put the idea that “love having no color” to question … Continue reading

June 13, 2018 · 5 Comments

“FRENESI”: Video from Salvador, Bahia’s poetry scene brings love, sex and black bodies deciphered in verses – image of black men and women loving each other

Note from BW of Brazil: With a combo like poetry and amor preto (black love) you just KNOW it’s gotta be hot! This is a partner piece of our other … Continue reading

January 6, 2018 · 1 Comment

African-centered relationships, black solitude and the preference for whiteness

Note from BW of Brazil: Ya know, this has been a topic that has received ample attention on this blog. And the reason is actually quite simple: people are discussing … Continue reading

June 12, 2017 · 5 Comments

Freeing one’s mind from the adoration of whiteness: After numerous relationships of sexual exploitation at the hands of white men, woman learns the liberating power of black love

Note from BW of Brazil: The space of relationships is yet another area where we find the challenges that face the Afro-Brazilian community. It is a topic that has been … Continue reading

June 8, 2015 · 6 Comments