Black Women of Brazil

The site dedicated to Brazilian women of African descent

Aline Prado, Globo TVs symbol of Carnaval in a photo session: “I’m used to the nudity”


Aline Prado: Carnaval’s Globeleza girl (more photos here and here)   Thunder and lightning announced that the photo shoot precedes a storm in downtown Rio. It doesn’t take many clicks … Continue reading

March 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

In Brazil, it’s Carnaval time once again!


Hard to believe it’s already been a year, but, in a few words, it’s Carnaval time again! Here’s how the media’s reporting it! Brazil starts celebrating annual Carnival Brazil!  As one of … Continue reading

February 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

The continuous white appropriation of northeastern Afro-Brazilian Axé music


Claudia Leitte Carnaval campaign ad Earlier this year in February during Carnaval season, BW of Brazil published a short article entitled, “The dominance of the European aesthetic in Bahia’s media” which hinted … Continue reading

October 22, 2012 · 21 Comments