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Category Archives: Halle Berry

Aparecida Petrowky: Compared to Rhianna, Halle, Beyonce and others, see her gallery of hairstyles from long and straight, to curly, short and afro – Who does she remind you of?


Actress Aparecida Petrowky became known to most Brazilians through her role on the Globo TV novela Viver a Vida in 2009. Although she made a name for herself playing the role of Sandrinha in … Continue reading

September 22, 2012 · 3 Comments

DuLoren ad: Another play on the black women’s sexuality or just a sexy ad??


Another ad, another controversy. I always like a good debate because I am always curious to know the thought process of someone that has a different opinion than I. So, … Continue reading

March 23, 2012 · Leave a comment

DuLoren ad: Another play on the black women’s sexuality or just a sexy ad??


Another ad, another controversy. I always like a good debate because I am always curious to know the thought process of someone that has a different opinion than I. So, … Continue reading

March 23, 2012 · 1 Comment

Is Beyonce’s mixed-race blackness a contradiction? Brazil’s Graça Cunha doesn’t think so


L’Oreal ad featuring Beyonce So, once Mrs. BeyonceKnowles Carter is at the center of controversy. What else is new? Again a questionof race and skin color has come up in … Continue reading

March 13, 2012 · 3 Comments

Is Beyonce’s mixed-race blackness a contradiction? Brazil’s Graça Cunha doesn’t think so


L’Oreal ad featuring Beyonce   So, once Mrs. Beyonce Knowles Carter is at the center of controversy. What else is new? Again a question of race and skin color has … Continue reading

March 13, 2012 · 4 Comments

How Brazilian ideologies of racial stereotypes apply to Viola Davis and the Oscars


The Oscars and Viola Davis in “The Help” So once again, Oscar time is upon us, and as usual, the media is clamoring and hyping up the show and trying … Continue reading

February 26, 2012 · 1 Comment

How Brazilian ideologies of racial stereotypes apply to Viola Davis and the Oscars


The Oscars and Viola Davis in “The Help” So once again, Oscar time is upon us, and as usual, the media is clamoring and hyping up the show and trying … Continue reading

February 26, 2012 · 3 Comments