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“I want more black women to feel beautiful just the way they are”: With inspiration from Mozambique, Ana Paula Xongani’s clothing line focuses on black beauty


Note from BW of Brazil: If you’ve been following news out of Black Brazil for any amount of time you must’ve noticed that there is a sort of ‘fever’ catching … Continue reading

May 15, 2017 · 3 Comments

Meet 12 YouTubers who are empowering black Brazilian women on the internet


Note from BW of Brazil: You gotta admit it. YouTube has opened up a flood of opportunities for common, everyday people that simply weren’t possible just over a decade ago. … Continue reading

January 11, 2017 · 1 Comment

With no sponsors and far fewer followers than popular white women, black women YouTubers resist and gain space by force


Note from BW of Brazil: With the absence of adequate representation in the mainstream media (see here, here and here), many Afro-Brazilian women have taken to YouTube to reach other … Continue reading

July 11, 2016 · 17 Comments

Featuring profiles of different professionals, webseries ‘Empoderadas’ (empowered ones) seeks to empower black women and break from society’s stereotypes


Note from BW of Brazil: This is the type of news that we love to bring you! Of course, in a site about the experiences of being a black woman … Continue reading

December 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

For the first time, the number of black entrepreneurs has surpassed that of whites in Brazil


Note from BW of Brazil: Brazil was once (and many ways still is) a country that refused to acknowledge that the existence of differences within its population; citizens of Brazil … Continue reading

April 8, 2015 · 1 Comment

‘Ethnic Consumption’ heats up business among black entrepreneurs


Note from BW of Brazil: In the past few decades, a rise in black consciousness throughout Brazil has led to a number of black-oriented products and businesses. Within that period, … Continue reading

April 13, 2014 · Leave a comment