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After being fired for refusing to remove her braids, Luanna Teófilo opens a consumer panel specializing in helping companies understand the Afro-Brazilian public


Note from BW of Brazil: It’s always great to see people land on their feet and move on to bigger and better things after being victimized by an anti-black job … Continue reading

October 23, 2017 · 5 Comments

First digital bank for blacks to ease financing for Afro-entrepreneurs; “Black Summit: ‘Black Money'” event for Afro-Brazilian entrepreneurs scheduled for October 31


Note from BW of Brazil: So there’s been a lot of talk in recent years on this concept of “Black Money“. With the rise of Afro-Brazilians entering the world of … Continue reading

October 19, 2017 · 1 Comment

Symbols of resistance and empowerment, meet 7 black Brazilian women entrepreneurs that you should know


Note from BW of Brazil: Beyond calls for more representation in the media, an end to the genocide of black youth and the daily struggle against racism, black Brazilians have … Continue reading

July 26, 2017 · 1 Comment

"The Power of the Black Woman" is the theme of the 11th edition of Feira Preta, Latin America’s largest black cultural event


Participants of Feira Preta 2011 Flyer for Feira Preta 2012: “The Power of the Black Woman” Feira Preta: The biggest expo of black fashion, hair, arts and crafts in Latin America … Continue reading

November 13, 2012 · 2 Comments

São Paulo’s Feira Preta (Black Expo) has moved more than US$1.35 million and is the largest black cultural event in all of Brazil and Latin America


In search of identity, entrepreneurs embark on ethnic market and move R$2.7 million in São Paulo’s Feira Preta (Black Expo)   Adriana Barbosa, founder of Feira Preta   In 2001, … Continue reading

September 12, 2012 · 4 Comments

Adriana Barbosa – Black, female, entrepreneur – Meet the founder of Feira Preta (Black Expo), the largest black cultural event in Brazil and all of Latin America


Ten years ago, Adriana Barbosa and a friend found a solution to being broke. The result being Feira Preta (Black Expo), one of the largest events of black culture in Latin America. … Continue reading

September 12, 2012 · Leave a comment