Black Women of Brazil

The site dedicated to Brazilian women of African descent

Category Archives: racial terms

“My nego” – “My neguinho” – How using such terms in memes is racist


Note from BW of Brazil: To get into this, let’s first start by saying that if you don’t live in Brazil, you may not understand this completely due to differences … Continue reading

April 11, 2015 · 1 Comment

Woman arrested after being caught calling bakery employees “neguinhos” in the Federal District


Note from BW of Brazil: As has been demonstrated repeatedly on this blog, the disrespect of the black population is a regular occurrence throughout Brazil. The following incident is just another … Continue reading

June 15, 2013 · 1 Comment

Student of Brazil’s Federal District Public school system accuses teacher of racism; student was called ‘neguinho’


A 17-year old second year high school student at Centro Educacional IV, in Sobradinho II in the administrative region of Brazil’s capital city recently accused a philosophy teacher of racism.“In … Continue reading

November 28, 2012 · 1 Comment