Black Women of Brazil

The site dedicated to Brazilian women of African descent

Salvador, Bahia celebrates Day of Black Consciousness even without official recognition as holiday


Note from BW of Brazil: In Salvador, Bahia, Wednesday, November 20th, the Day of Black Consciousness, baianos (people from Bahia) took to the streets in recognition of the legendary black … Continue reading

November 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Actress Sheron Menezes: Through her and other actresses, "Today, black children have people in which they can see themselves"


The actress shows that she learned to make acarajé (fried bean fritters) (1) to play the confectioner Berenice in her latest novella, Lado a Lado and says that she has … Continue reading

December 4, 2012 · Leave a comment