Black Women of Brazil

The site dedicated to Brazilian women of African descent

Category Archives: blaxploitation

After much promise and hype of 90% black cast, Subúrbia TV series descends into familiar clichés and stereotypes about black Brazilians


Back in September when I first read the news that Brazil’s biggest TV network, Globo, was producing a new TV series that featured a 90% Afro-Brazilian cast, I can’t lie, once again … Continue reading

December 17, 2012 · 6 Comments

How I learned to accept my hair, Fernanda Alves*


Fernanda accepted her curls and started showing her looks on her blog The topic of hair has long been as issue and a hot topic of discussion in the African-American community. … Continue reading

January 9, 2012 · 2 Comments

"How I learned to accept my hair", Fernanda Alves*


Fernanda accepted her curls and started showing her looks on her blog The topic of hair has long been as issue and a hot topic of discussion in the African-American community. … Continue reading

January 9, 2012 · 3 Comments