Black Women of Brazil

The site dedicated to Brazilian women of African descent

Research shows that the way Brazilians see the color of celebrities reveals “racial” criteria in Brazil


Note from BW of Brazil: Racial identity and classification are topics often discussed on the BW of Brazil blog. The article below taken from the Folha de S.Paulo newspaper is … Continue reading

May 10, 2013 · 2 Comments

Brazil: The ideology of "whitening" and the struggle for a black identity


Vanessa Jesus Souza, college student majoring in Tourism In a country like Brazil, similar to other countries of Latin America, the ideology of white supremacy has been the dominant value … Continue reading

February 9, 2012 · 7 Comments

Brazil: The ideology of "whitening" and the struggle for a black identity


Vanessa Jesus Souza, college student majoring in Tourism In a country like Brazil, similar to other countries of Latin America, the ideology of white supremacy has been the dominant value … Continue reading

February 9, 2012 · 3 Comments