The real world, only in reverse: What would it be like if black people and white people traded places? How would people react?
Note from BW of Brazil: So, did you notice anything strange about the photo above? If so, what struck you as strange? In a country like Brazil, creating a huge … Continue reading
Classic children’s characters earn another meaning: Everyday situations and acts of racial prejudice lead psychology student to create a line of black dolls
Note from BW of Brazil: The scream is getting louder: WHERE ARE THE BLACK DOLLS? And it’s not just the issue of the lack of black dolls. As I have … Continue reading
Where are the black professionals of Brazil? Two projects seek to combat the invisibility of blacks in the media and in the job market
Note from BW of Brazil: It’s a topic that is constantly discussed on this blog. Where are Afro-Brazilians in numerous areas of Brazilian society? In recent decades, black Brazilians have … Continue reading
Black women collaborate in photographic essay exalting African royalty: Three São Paulo natives represent Queens Nzinga, Makeda and Yaa Asantewaa
Note from BW of Brazil: Representation, representation, and more representation! A keyword that cannot be stressed enough on this blog. What does one do when depictions of beauty in a mainstream media … Continue reading
Actress Cris Vianna and the importance of having black dolls; even with them being rare in Brazil, she has a collection of about 60-70 black dolls!
Note from BW of Brazil: One of these days I must meet the actress Cris Vianna! I’m really not much into what Brazil has to offer in terms of its … Continue reading
‘Guilhermina and Candelário’ is the first cartoon to feature a majority of black characters on Brazilian television
Note from BW of Brazil: Brazil’s media has long had a problem with showing the diversity of its population in the mainstream. And in a society in which skin color, … Continue reading