Black Women of Brazil

The site dedicated to Brazilian women of African descent

Category Archives: black theater

Musical spectacular “Aini-Ará” puts in focus black space and Afro-Brazilian culture in society. Piece also touches on racism, genocide and the role of black women in Brazil


Note from BW of Brazil: Well needless to say, this “Black November”, better known as the Month of Black Consciousness, has been a memorable one here on the blog! Simply … Continue reading

November 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

NEGR.A – Collective of Black Authors: Through song, poetry and text, five women bring blackness and the feminine universe to the stage


Note from BW of Brazil: As we have seen in a number of recent posts, musical theater is one of genres that a number of black groups, actors, singers and … Continue reading

June 16, 2015 · 1 Comment

Play inspired by the life and works of one of Brazil’s most important black writers, Carolina de Jesus, seeks funding


Note from BW of Brazil: It may sound like an old cliche but it is absolutely true. If you want something done, you have to do it yourself! And this … Continue reading

June 2, 2015 · 2 Comments