Black Women of Brazil

The site dedicated to Brazilian women of African descent

Category Archives: black relationships

“The validation we want is usually white”: Why black romantic relationships tend to be complex


Note from BW of Brazil: As with many personal texts I come across, translate and post on this blog, when I read today’s piece, I thought the author deserved applause. … Continue reading

April 6, 2018 · 5 Comments

“A revolution of black love”: AfroDengo a social network for Afro-Brazilians to meet, flirt and initiate relationships finds success online


Note from BW of Brazil: Well I must admit that this comes as quite a pleasant surprise! As frequent readers may know, over the past few years there has been … Continue reading

April 3, 2017 · 6 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