Why are American women so bothered by the Globeleza commercial? For the same reasons many Brazilian women are. But exactly what does this image say about black women?
Note from BW of Brazil: Yes it’s that time of year again. Carnaval is coming! Of c0urse if you live in Brazil, you’ve already seen or heard some of the … Continue reading
From the ‘mammy’ to the Carnaval ‘mulata’, black women’s representation on Brazil’s airwaves remains very limited
Note from BW of Brazil: It’s really not hard to tell. If you happen to watch Brazilian TV for any amount and you pay attention, you will note the overwhelming … Continue reading
Note from BW of Brazil: With Carnaval celebrations and associated festivities heating up, the image of the voluptuous, sexy and (many believe) sexually available black woman will again take center … Continue reading
Note from BW of Brazil: Last Sunday, Nayara Justino was crowned the new Globeleza girl of the Globo TV network. This means that as the famous Carnaval season gets closer, … Continue reading
TV network’s search for Carnaval’s top “mulata” highlights black invisibility in the rest of the year
Note from BW of Brazil: Wow! Is it that time again? Well, not quite. Brazilian Carnaval doesn’t start for more than four months but the nation’s top TV network is … Continue reading