Black Women of Brazil

The site dedicated to Brazilian women of African descent

Brazil’s Carnaval is officially over! Carnaval 2013 photo gallery


Brazil’s Carnaval for 2013 has come and gone again! Today, we feature a series of photos (this post and others in the next few days) from the Carnaval season beginning … Continue reading

February 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

Oscar-nominated musician Carlinhos Brown leads the Afródromo Carnaval Procession to bring more racial diversity to Salvador’s segregated Carnaval


Musician Carlinhos Brown leads the Afródromo procession Popular, Oscar-nominated musician Carlinhos Brown led the Afródromo Carnaval Procession in Salvador, Bahia, with hopes of bringing more visibility to black bloco afro groups that are … Continue reading

February 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

Carnival season begins with accusations of "apartheid" against black bloco afro groups in Salvador


Although it may appear that it’s early to start talking about Carnaval as the event doesn’t actually start until late February, but in reality, the preparation occurs behind the scenes … Continue reading

November 30, 2012 · 5 Comments