Black Women of Brazil

The site dedicated to Brazilian women of African descent

Category Archives: African American

Why no black Brazilian actor will ever boycott the nation’s top TV network Rede Globo


Note from BW of Brazil: The recent controversy over the lack of nominations of black actors and actresses for the Oscar Award ceremony has also been a popular topic within black … Continue reading

January 25, 2016 · 15 Comments

Black Rio: The rise of black music and dances and the interpretation of black American Soul music in Brazil


This article incorporates an article entitled “Black Rio: Brazilian soul and DJ culture’s lost chapter” by Allen Thayer.  Note from BW of Brazil: A few weeks ago this blog ran an … Continue reading

April 10, 2013 · 6 Comments

São Paulo Fashion Week pays homage to ’70s music show Soul Train – Photo gallery


Cultural icon, singer/dancer/actor Tony Tornado acted as Master of Ceremonies  Here are more photos from the Cavalera sponsored tribute to ’70s American TV music program, Soul Train. See the story, … Continue reading

March 28, 2013 · 1 Comment

São Paulo Fashion Week pays homage to ’70s music show Soul Train – Photo gallery 2


Here are more photos from the 2014 São Paulo Fashion Week tribute to ’70s American TV music program Soul Train. See the story, two videos and more photos here and here.

March 28, 2013 · Leave a comment