Black Women of Brazil

The site dedicated to Brazilian women of African descent

Category Archives: Globo Network

If Brazil thinks “mulata” (black) women are such beautiful, gifted dancers, why are white women 90% of the models/dancers featured on game, comedy and variety shows?


Note from BW of Brazil: As this blog has pointed out on numerous occasions, as well as people like American filmmaker Spike Lee, Brazilian filmmaker Joel Zito Araújo or Mozambican … Continue reading

May 24, 2013 · 4 Comments

Actress Sheron Menezes visits Angola and participates in TV channel’s international programming event; is this the network’s way of hiding its lack of diversity?


by Antonio Lucio Brazilians uninformed about what happens in Angola, where I returned last week and like a parrot repeating in exhaustion that Brazil in the Homeland of National Angolan … Continue reading

April 19, 2013 · 1 Comment

Brazilian TV network’s usage of blackface and stereotypes causes outrage in online community


Once again, the Brazilian media has been accused of promoting demeaning images of its black population. The online social network, Correio Nagô, that presents itself as the online voice of Brazil’s … Continue reading

June 23, 2012 · 1 Comment

Actress Taís Araújo covers May edition of Marie Claire magazine


Taís Araújo: “Marriage is a daily exercise. One day we love each other, the next we want to kill each other.”   The actress of many firsts that is currently … Continue reading

May 24, 2012 · 1 Comment