Black Women of Brazil

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Category Archives: Gilberto Gil

Jesse Jackson meets with former president Lula, highlights the plight of black Brazilians and envisions Afro-Brazilian president


Note from BW of Brazil: Anticipation ran high with the arrival of long-time Civil/Human Rights activist Jesse Jackson to Brazil to participate in another of events in recognition of the … Continue reading

November 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

Spike Lee will make a documentary about Brazil


Spike Lee will make a documentary about Brazil According to sources in Brazil, filmmaker Spike Lee is planning to record a new documentary about the country that recently became the … Continue reading

March 17, 2012 · 4 Comments

Spike Lee will make a documentary about Brazil


Spike Lee will make a documentary about Brazil According to sources in Brazil, filmmaker Spike Lee is planning to record a new documentary about the country that recently became the … Continue reading

March 17, 2012 · 4 Comments

Preta Gil, Jair Bolsonaro and the promiscuous stereotype of black women


One of the most controversial stories from 2011 involved an exchange being singer Preta Gil and federal deputy* Jair Bolsonaro. On March 28th, during the television program, “CQC”, of the … Continue reading

January 3, 2012 · 2 Comments