Dear white “boss”: We know you didn’t mean to come off as a nice “master”, but….: The case of the blond TV host and her black nannies
Note from BW of Brazil: It’s stories such as these are really key for understanding how the racial hierarchy works in a country like Brazil. A few days ago we … Continue reading
Blond TV host posts photos of her black nannies and is labeled a “slave missus”; to deflect accusations of racism, poses for photos with black security guard!
Note from BW of Brazil: Ah, the race question in Brazil! Really, you just can’t make this stuff up! File the following story under the file of “how Brazil doesn’t … Continue reading
Inspired by black Harvard students, black students at University of Brasília create photographic campaign against racism
Note from BW of Brazil: For more than a decade now, the system of affirmative action at Brazil’s top universities has provoked more discussion on the existence of racism and … Continue reading
Events of past few weeks reveal a fact most Brazilians don’t want to deal with: “We are all racists”
Note from BW of Brazil: The past few weeks have spoken volumes about how racism is maintained in Brazil all the while presenting a façade making it appear as … Continue reading