Black Women of Brazil

The site dedicated to Brazilian women of African descent

Alexandre Pires is asked to provide an explanation for his “Kong” video that was condemned as racist and sexist


In a development that members of the Movimento Negro are calling a “victory”, a decision of the Federal Public Minister (Ministério Público Federal or MPF) answered the request of the Ombudsman … Continue reading

May 1, 2012 · Leave a comment

Alexandre Pires is asked to provide an explanation for his “Kong” video that was condemned as racist and sexist


In a development that members of the Movimento Negro are calling a “victory”, a decision of the Federal Public Minister (Ministério Público Federal or MPF) answered the request of the Ombudsman … Continue reading

May 1, 2012 · Leave a comment

DuLoren ad: Another play on the black women’s sexuality or just a sexy ad??


Another ad, another controversy. I always like a good debate because I am always curious to know the thought process of someone that has a different opinion than I. So, … Continue reading

March 23, 2012 · Leave a comment

DuLoren ad: Another play on the black women’s sexuality or just a sexy ad??


Another ad, another controversy. I always like a good debate because I am always curious to know the thought process of someone that has a different opinion than I. So, … Continue reading

March 23, 2012 · 1 Comment

Devassa beer and the objectification of the black body


  Rewinding the clock almost exactly one year, it was on December 15th, 2010, that I learned of the outrage caused by an advertisement of placed in the December issue … Continue reading

December 5, 2011 · Leave a comment