Black Women of Brazil

The site dedicated to Brazilian women of African descent

The epidemic of popular justice and lynchings


Note from BW of Brazil: This is the second part of a two-part series on the surge of lynchings in Brazil. Although these mob attacks have recently surged in the … Continue reading

April 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

Karla Marques is elected “The Most Beautiful Black Woman of Amapá” on night of African music and rhythms


  by Agência Amapá To the sound of Amapá music and African rhythms, a part of the history of blacks in Brazil was told at the headquarters of the Black Culture … Continue reading

February 5, 2013 · 1 Comment

Contestants from “The Most Beautiful Black Woman of Amapá” contest


Karla Marques was crowned The Most Beautiful Black Woman of the state of Amapá   Photos from the Centro de Cultura Negra do Amapá (Black Culture Center of Amapá) “Most … Continue reading

February 5, 2013 · 1 Comment

Contestants from “The Most Beautiful Black Woman of Amapá” contest, part 2


Photos from the Centro de Cultura Negra do Amapá (Black Culture Center of Amapá) “Most Beautiful Black Woman of Amapá” held during Brazil’s Month of Black Consciousness. For more on … Continue reading

February 5, 2013 · 1 Comment

Contestants from “The Most Beautiful Black Woman of Amapá” contest, part 3


Photos from the Centro de Cultura Negra do Amapá (Black Culture Center of Amapá) “Most Beautiful Black Woman of Amapá” held during Brazil’s Month of Black Consciousness. For more on … Continue reading

February 5, 2013 · 1 Comment

Contestants from “The Most Beautiful Black Woman of Amapá” contest, part 4


  Photos from the Centro de Cultura Negra do Amapá (Black Culture Center of Amapá) “Most Beautiful Black Woman of Amapá” held during Brazil’s Month of Black Consciousness. For more … Continue reading

February 5, 2013 · 2 Comments


Woman from Amapá, Brazil

June 7, 2012 · Leave a comment