Black Women of Brazil

The site dedicated to Brazilian women of African descent

Category Archives: racial stereotypes

Employee denounces store manager who posted photo of her cleaning on a social network with caption referring to her as the slave in popular soap opera


Note from BW of Brazil: This story is so very typical of “we’re not racists” Brazil. If we didn’t already have enough stories demonstrating the racist nature of Brazilian society … Continue reading

July 23, 2016 · 4 Comments

Another case of white privilege? The attitudes toward perceived criminals when one is black and the other white


Note from BW of Brazil: One of the purposes for the existence of this blog is to show how race, or if you prefer, color, plays a factor in the … Continue reading

July 8, 2015 · 2 Comments