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Ten reasons showing that in Brazil, blacks are still is seen as objects


Note from BW of Brazil: Brazilian-styled racism has shown its ugly face for years centuries. Seriously, anyone who continues to believe that all Brazilians are perceived and treated as equals is … Continue reading

August 25, 2015 · 7 Comments

“Relax…It’s just a joke!”: NO! “Humor” on Brazilian television is a racist tragedy


Note from BW of Brazil: The absurdity of Brazilian television is something that one really has to watch to believe. I admit, I don’t spend much time watching it because … Continue reading

August 21, 2015 · 2 Comments

The role the racist humor of a late night talk show host played in the racist assault on a popular black journalist


Note from BW of Brazil: Alright so today’s piece is late. The subject, late night talk show host Danilo Gentili, has been discussed in previous posts. Not being a fan … Continue reading

August 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

More from the land of “No, we aren’t racists” – Top news program’s first black weather girl targeted with numerous racist offenses on program’s social network


Note from BW of Brazil: Well, I can honestly say, this is absolutely shocking! What? Racist sentiments in Brazil?!?! The world must be ending! Alright, alright, for those of you … Continue reading

July 5, 2015 · 5 Comments

Comments on social network pages show that Brazil still has “nostalgic feeling about slavery”, says researcher


Note from BW of Brazil: When one really analyzes and gets to the root of Brazilian society, the evidence is abundant that people very much feel that each segment of … Continue reading

April 7, 2015 · 5 Comments

‘You want to be a singer or actress? But with that hair?’ – TV host/owner comment provokes controversy


Note from BW of Brazil: Hmmm, now where have we heard this type of comment before? First, a little background. Silvio Santos (real name Senor Abravanel, born December 12, 1930), is … Continue reading

November 11, 2014 · 4 Comments

Brazil: One big, happy mixed family? Not exactly…The shame and dehumanizing of its black population


Note from BW of Brazil: OK, so by now, you must already know the story. Brazil, the great melting pot where everyone is a mixed blood in a country where … Continue reading

May 28, 2014 · Leave a comment