The first african-american man in brazil i met was mark travae, a detroit native who has been living here since 2004. Travae came to brazil to study the countrys rich african history after a. It seems like ever since the 60s, black women have abandoned the traditional black family to work for corporations and raise children without a father and a good home. The recent rise in thug culture also paints an ugly picture that acting thuggish is the key to a black womans heart. Move the relationship forward most brazilian women hate wasting their time on a relationship that isnt going anywhere. Brazilians are positive ( nope sorry they complain even about the colour of the sky and why everyday is so hot lol but they like the sun hmmmm) 4. Brazilians are helpful ( only if they will need you in the future ) 5. Brazilians are victims of the politics ( entirely not true in fact they are bad and blaming the gov) 6. It is obvious that a white man like him would never understand the importance of this. In terms of rebeca, her own perspective on the topic has been somewhat in the middle ground. She acknowledges that she is a black woman but that she represents black, brown and white brazilians alike.