Black Women of Brazil

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Category Archives: interracial marriage

The whitening process and transfer of ‘black money’ continues – 76% of Brazil’s World Cup stars marry white women: Is love really color-blind?


Note from BW of Brazil: The origin of how today’s article came out is quite intriguing. In 2013, I was contacted by a London-based Nigerian writer who was doing research … Continue reading

June 11, 2018 · 2 Comments

The loneliness of the black intellectual: Why do blacks ascending to positions of better socioeconomic stability almost without exception opt for a family with whites?


Note from BW of Brazil: Sometimes when I consider the impact of indoctrination, social engineering and racism in Brazil, it sometimes looks to me like the perfect crime. Black people … Continue reading

May 20, 2018 · 6 Comments

“I don’t wanna be your friend”: The precarious state of black women’s love lives


Note from BW of Brazil: It’s been a topic that’s intrigued me for a number of years. In any social network in which black Brazilians discuss issues that are important … Continue reading

March 24, 2018 · 5 Comments

A masculine status: The social obligation of the Brazilian man to show off a white wife with whom to start a family


Note from BW of Brazil: In reality, this really isn’t too hard to pick up on. If one were to hang out with enough Brazilian men and pay close attention, … Continue reading

December 11, 2017 · 1 Comment

‘Bleach bath’, clothes pins on the nose and ‘black monkey’: Study exposes racism in interracial families debunking one of Brazil’s greatest myths


Note from BW of Brazil: “How can we be racist? Our families are so mixed.” This is a typical statement one will hear when having a conversation about how racism … Continue reading

June 27, 2017 · 3 Comments

The final pillar of the debunked ‘racial democracy’? Post-doctorate research project exposes racism and racial hierarchies within interracial families


Note from BW of Brazil: In reality, I don’t know why this research would come as a surprise to anyone who has studied the issues of race and racism in … Continue reading

May 31, 2017 · 5 Comments

Why do black soccer players who denounce experiences with racism always seem to have white wives?


Note from BW of Brazil: Before I start this post let me acknowledge the fact that I’m not a huge soccer fan. For me, sports and novelas are simply two … Continue reading

March 16, 2014 · 24 Comments