Black Women of Brazil

The site dedicated to Brazilian women of African descent

Category Archives: racist media

Reality show ‘BBB 16’ reproduces a stereotype considered racist with ‘doll sponge’ of afro hair in the program’s kitchen

Note from BW of Brazil: I really do have to believe that people responsible for such things DO in fact know that the things they say and do will provoke controversy … Continue reading

January 29, 2016 · Leave a comment

White actor grunts, makes monkey gestures and wears blackface in “imitation” of Africans: Latest TV disgrace has even Senegal calling Brazil “extremely racist”

Note from BW of Brazil: Brazil, Brazil, Brazil…So Brazilians really think this is funny? Beyond our previous post on the topic of the popularity of blackface in Brazil being due … Continue reading

August 12, 2015 · 5 Comments