Black Women of Brazil

The site dedicated to Brazilian women of African descent

Tag Archives: alternative media

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

The maternal blogosphere is white: Black mothers are an integral part of society and some blog but why don’t they get the same attention as white mothers?


Note from BW of Brazil: Often times when the many topics that I cover on this blog come up, I get shade from folks living in Brazil because they don’t … Continue reading

November 6, 2017 · 2 Comments

Web series Palavra Negra (Black Word) exalts Afro-Brazilian poetry


Note from BW of Brazil: As we’ve pointed out in past posts, the internet has opened numerous new possibilities for exposure for independent artists that the mainstream media doesn’t see … Continue reading

May 29, 2016 · 1 Comment

Enegrecendo (blackening) YouTube: doing what TV has never done – Afro-Brazilians use the internet for a black representation that the media pretends doesn’t exist


Note from BW of Brazil: It’s really not hard to see. This very blog has been talking about it from nearly the beginning. What are we talking about? Brazil’s mainstream … Continue reading

March 3, 2016 · 9 Comments