Black Women of Brazil

The site dedicated to Brazilian women of African descent

The benefits of whiteness: blue-eyed white beggar becomes a sensation in a country where black beggars are routinely ignored


  This story, like so many others we have posted here at BW of Brazil, is a very revealing portrayal of white privilege in Brazil, a country where the majority … Continue reading

November 18, 2012 · 8 Comments

Black and Gay: Which form of discrimination takes precedence when someone is both? Brazilian singers compared to "Planet of the Apes"


Singers Pepê e Nenê with TV host Marília Gabriela As the debates over homosexuality, gay marriage and the rights of homosexuals continue to be a hot topic in the black community, … Continue reading

June 15, 2012 · 2 Comments

Black and Gay: Which form of discrimination takes precedence when someone is both? Brazilian singers compared to "Planet of the Apes"


Singers Pepê e Nenê with TV host Marília Gabriela   As the debates over homosexuality, gay marriage and the rights of homosexuals continue to be a hot topic in the … Continue reading

June 15, 2012 · 4 Comments