Charlottesville is also in Brazil? In terms of race, why does the white Brazilian think he is any different from the white American?
Note from BW of Brazil: I’ve been saying this for some time. Even if you haven’t done a lot of research on the issue of race and racism in Brazil, … Continue reading
‘I’m not going to talk to a black’: being mistaken for an assistant, futebol player, or completely ignored, black executive reports on racism in Brazilian corporate world
Note from BW of Brazil: I must say, when you listen to stories of highly qualified, professional black people and what they have to deal with in their world, you … Continue reading
‘I prefer that the blonde serve me’, says customer to black attendant in a restaurant – Are you sure we’re all still equal in Brazil?
Note from BW of Brazil: Another day, another example of why Brazilians are not “all equal”. It’s just funny that perhaps millions of people around the world wouldn’t assume that … Continue reading
Macaco? Really? But have you ever really done the comparison? Lips. Hair. Skin color. Who is it that really looks more like a monkey?
Note from BW of Brazil: I’m not even gonna spend much time on this one. Believe me, there are already thousands of people who have weighed in on this issue, … Continue reading
77-year old black woman brings down the house at book festival with an emotional speech on racism; words lead top black actor and many others to tears
Note from BW of Brazil: So last Saturday, I received this video in one of my social networks. As I was busy and receive so many messages and videos, I … Continue reading
A million ways to be racist; choose one – Black lawyer barred from entering a club because of “looking like a security guard”
Note from BW of Brazil: Ya know, even covering racism in Brazil as much as I do, I am still sometimes amazed at how many ways this social illness manifests … Continue reading
“Go back to the slave quarters, monkey, and straighten that hair!” – Black woman punched and dragged by her hair in a pub; aggressor pays fine and walks
Note from BW of Brazil: I ask the question again: With aggressive, blatantly racist assaults happening in Brazil for so long, how is it that the nation managed to … Continue reading