Black Women of Brazil

The site dedicated to Brazilian women of African descent

Category Archives: black representation

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

July 23, 2017 · 1 Comment

‘Guilhermina and Candel├írio’ 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

October 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

With a theme focused on black cinema and representation, Festival Latinidades addresses the web as a place of dialogue and resistance


Note from BW of Brazil: Black representation in the media is one of the main issues we tackle here at BW of Brazil and the internet is an area that … Continue reading

July 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

Dear white people: wearing an anti-racism t-shirt won’t change the system of white supremacy – TV host seems to have forgotten the years of whiteness on her show


Note from BW of Brazil:This always amazes me. I won’t attempt to point out all reactions and types of white people in terms of the race question because there are … Continue reading

June 1, 2015 · 5 Comments