Black Women of Brazil

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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

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