Black Women of Brazil

The site dedicated to Brazilian women of African descent

Category Archives: South Africa

Racial Democracy or Informal Apartheid? South Africa and Brazil: Two historical, cultural contexts and different times, the same segregation


Note from BW of Brazil: Over the years, there has been a long running debate as to which nation is/was the most racist against black people. Traditionally, in comparison with … Continue reading

September 8, 2015 · 1 Comment

Covered in gold valued at $150,000, actress Taís Araújo is the new face of the largest gold producer in Brazil


Taís Araújo is the new “Golden Girl” of AngloGold Ashanti AuDitions Brasil for 2012 In 2012, the year in which it he celebrates 10 years in the country and in … Continue reading

May 16, 2012 · Leave a comment

Carnaval in Salvador, Bahia: Brazil’s own spin on apartheid


Carnaval of the Apartheid As Carnaval begins to wind down in Brazil, one particular issue won’t be dying down any time soon: racism. The racism practiced by Brazil’s elites was … Continue reading

February 22, 2012 · 4 Comments

Carnaval in Salvador, Bahia: Brazil’s own spin on apartheid


Carnaval of the Apartheid As Carnaval begins to wind down in Brazil, one particular issue won’t be dying down any time soon: racism. The racism practiced by Brazil’s elites was … Continue reading

February 22, 2012 · 2 Comments