Black Women of Brazil

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Category Archives: miscegenation

Causes and consequences of miscegenation: Racial mixture as a weapon of domination and extinction of the oppressed group

View story at Note from BW of Brazil: Over the years of travelling and living in Brazil, I am often amazed at how the process of embranquecimento, or whitening, … Continue reading

January 19, 2018 · 7 Comments

Rapper Emicida tells it like it is: “Brazil applauds miscegenation when it lightens (the skin), when it darkens, it condemns it”

Note from BW of Brazil: Wow! Last night was an example of what you might miss if you don’t stay tuned! Last night this writer happened to be flicking through … Continue reading

September 21, 2015 · 1 Comment