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Samen dos Santos: Miss Porto Alegre 2011


Samen dos Santos was elected Miss Porto Alegre in 2011 Porto Alegre is the capital city of the Rio Grande do Sul in southern Brazil See more photos below

January 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Thais Trigo, model, fashion producer from Cabo Frio, Rio de Janeiro


Thais Trigo is a 21-year old model, and fashion producer and columnist for select journals. Filling a void, she decided to work with girls that dreamed of being models in … Continue reading

December 7, 2012 · 2 Comments

Thais Trigo, model, fashion producer from Cabo Frio, Rio de Janeiro, Part 2


Thais Trigo is a model, fashion columnist and talent scout from Cabo Frio, Rio de Janeiro. For more about her and more photos, click here

December 7, 2012 · 6 Comments

Media plays a decisive role against racism: interview with Helena Oliveira Silva


Media plays a decisive role against racismoriginally published in Diário do Pará New practices and changes have appeared in the way that the media discusses racism in Brazil and assess how … Continue reading

November 15, 2012 · 1 Comment

Verônica Lima becomes the first black councilwoman of the city of Niterói (state of Rio de Janeiro)


Verônica Lima of the PT (Partido dos Trabalhores or Worker’s Party) recently became the first black woman to be elected to city council in the history of the city of … Continue reading

October 30, 2012 · Leave a comment

Lucyana: What it means to be black – "many blacks grow up thinking that whites are synonymous with superiority"


Lucyana da Silva This commentary written by Lucyana da Silva from the city of Campos dos Goyatcazes in Rio de Janeiro state, is an example of why the Black Women … Continue reading

October 28, 2012 · 1 Comment

Photo: Woman from Rio de Janeiro


Young woman from the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

October 26, 2012 · Leave a comment