Black Women of Brazil

The site dedicated to Brazilian women of African descent

Category Archives: Afro-Brazilian women

In recognition of July 25th: The International Afro-Latin American and Afro-Caribbean Women’s Day


Note from BW of BRAZIL: As we have done for the past three years, today we recognize the International Afro-Latin American and Afro-Caribbean Women’s Day. The history, struggles, challenges and … Continue reading

July 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

Actresses of popular novela show off kinks, curls and voluminous hairstyles


Note from BW of Brazil: The question of hair texture has long been at the root of who is considered attractive and what is deemed the standard of beauty in … Continue reading

April 6, 2014 · 2 Comments

“No relationship is worth the tears of another woman”: from black woman to black woman, with sisterhood, life is a little less lonely


Note from BW of Brazil: A little time for reflection. Sometimes due to life’s challenges, pitfalls and disappointments, we sometimes forget that those who we sometimes treat as competitors are/should … Continue reading

April 3, 2014 · 2 Comments

In memoriam: Thereza Santos (1930-2012) – The life of a warrior


Last week on December 19th, the struggle for black liberation lost a great warriors: Thereza Santos. Because she was Brazilian from a Portuguese-speaking country, the vast majority of people who … Continue reading

December 28, 2012 · 2 Comments

Actress Raquel Villar of Rio de Janeiro – Photo Gallery


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December 18, 2012 · 2 Comments

Actress Raquel Villar of Rio de Janeiro – Photo Gallery 2


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December 18, 2012 · Leave a comment

Actress Nanda Lisboa of Salvador, Bahia – Photo Gallery 1


Actress Nanda Lisboa of Salvador, Bahia, BrazilSee more photos below For more photos of Nanda, click here

December 12, 2012 · 1 Comment