Black Women of Brazil

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Category Archives: social media

YouTube’s 1st Black Beauty Encounter seminar brings lively discussion on beauty and self-esteem

Note from BW of Brazil: The Month of¬†Black Consciousness is in full swing as celebrations and events will continue for another two weeks. A few days ago, one event, the … Continue reading

November 15, 2015 · 1 Comment

Social networks: A comfortable place for racists to share their views – Child actor Kaik Pereira and funk singer MC Ludmilla the latest victims

Note from BW of Brazil: It is a well-known fact how much the internet has changed our lives. Because of the World Wide Web, billions of people worldwide have access … Continue reading

June 30, 2015 · 1 Comment

“For sale: baby for $50”: Journalist’s pregnant image with false headline is used without permission on sale/purchase page; victim files police report

Note from BW of Brazil:¬†Overall, the availability of the internet has made our lives better and often easier in numerous ways. I remember the first time I had the experience … Continue reading

May 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

“We are not all monkeys!”: Bananas, publicity and a nation’s peculiar way of dealing with racism

Note from BW of Brazil: By now many people around the world are familiar with the problem of racism in European soccer stadiums. For the past decade, media outlets from … Continue reading

May 4, 2014 · 8 Comments