Black Women of Brazil

The site dedicated to Brazilian women of African descent

Egnalda Côrtes: Meet the woman behind some of Brazil’s most popular black YouTubers


Note from BW of Brazil: I gotta say that I impressed with this business venture. In the past few years, I’ve posted a number of articles showing how the popular … Continue reading

January 11, 2018 · 1 Comment

Black women and YouTube: With a mainstream media that basically ignores their issues, it’s not for popularity, it’s for visibility


Note from BW of Brazil: Today’s post should NOT be seen as a followup to a similar piece featured here a few days ago, also about black Brazilian women making … Continue reading

July 14, 2016 · Leave a comment

Alexandre Pires is asked to provide an explanation for his “Kong” video that was condemned as racist and sexist


In a development that members of the Movimento Negro are calling a “victory”, a decision of the Federal Public Minister (Ministério Público Federal or MPF) answered the request of the Ombudsman … Continue reading

May 1, 2012 · Leave a comment

Alexandre Pires is asked to provide an explanation for his “Kong” video that was condemned as racist and sexist


In a development that members of the Movimento Negro are calling a “victory”, a decision of the Federal Public Minister (Ministério Público Federal or MPF) answered the request of the Ombudsman … Continue reading

May 1, 2012 · Leave a comment