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Category Archives: Gilberto Freyre

One black writer among 70 Brazilians at Frankfurt Book Fair highlights historic black invisibility in the world of literature as well as society


Note from BW of Brazil: This is a follow analysis of the near complete exclusion of Afro-Brazilian writers at the prestigious Frankfurt Book Fair in Germany that recently paid homage … Continue reading

October 11, 2013 · 1 Comment

Sexuality, racial imagery and the fetishization of the black male body in Brazil, Part 1


Brazilian Model Sacramento on the cover of a special edition of Top magazine featuring only black models In the 21st century, relationships and sexuality that intersect with the topic of … Continue reading

July 5, 2012 · 2 Comments

Sexuality, racial imagery and the fetishization of the black male body in Brazil, Part 1


Sexuality, racial imagery and the fetishization of the black male body in Brazil, Part 1 In the 21st century, relationships and sexuality that intersect with the topic of race continue to … Continue reading

July 5, 2012 · 4 Comments

Dr. Petronilha Beatriz Gonçalves e Silva: "Racism expels the black child from school"


Dr. Petronilha Beatriz Gonçalves e Silva, Ph.D in Education and Humanities, is a researcher and professor of Curriculum & Instruction and Ethnic-Racial Relations at the Federal University of São Carlos … Continue reading

May 27, 2012 · Leave a comment

Dr. Petronilha Beatriz Gonçalves e Silva: "Racism expels the black child from school"


Dr. Petronilha Beatriz Gonçalves e Silva, Ph.D in Education and Humanities, is a researcher and professor of Curriculum & Instruction and Ethnic-Racial Relations at the Federal University of São Carlos … Continue reading

May 27, 2012 · Leave a comment

Black Brazilians begin to fight back


Ivete Sacramento, who became Brazil’s first black president of a major university in 1998, said she’s saddened every day when she looks out the balcony of her upper middle-class apartment … Continue reading

May 22, 2012 · Leave a comment

Black men, white women in Brazil: Although common, still a taboo


Soccer player Robinho and wife Vivian Junes Research shows how prejudice manifests itself in interracial relationships The basis of this article is an interpolation of a piece by Martha Mendonça Although … Continue reading

February 6, 2012 · 17 Comments