Black Women of Brazil

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Category Archives: shopping malls

15-year old physically beaten by security in Rio mall; after accusations of theft, no stolen product was found

Note from BW of Brazil: This type of story is exactly what the so-called “rolezinhos (flash mobs)” are all about. It seems that everywhere they go, a young person of … Continue reading

January 20, 2014 · 4 Comments

Racism in the retail store window displays

by Ana Rita Dutra   Sometimes when I walk through a few corridors of shops in the malls of Porto Alegre, I’m don’t feel Brazilian. In the posters and advertisements, I … Continue reading

November 28, 2012 · 1 Comment