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Musician Carlinhos Brown defends controversial new program “Sex and the Negress”; blogger accuses him of selling out


Note from BW of Brazil: With the debut of the Globo TV network series Sexo e as negas, there is now a full out battle over the minds and opinions … Continue reading

September 26, 2014 · 1 Comment

Oscar-nominated musician Carlinhos Brown leads the Afródromo Carnaval Procession to bring more racial diversity to Salvador’s segregated Carnaval


Musician Carlinhos Brown leads the Afródromo procession Popular, Oscar-nominated musician Carlinhos Brown led the Afródromo Carnaval Procession in Salvador, Bahia, with hopes of bringing more visibility to black bloco afro groups that are … Continue reading

February 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

In its 10th edition, the Troféu Raça Negra, Brazil’s Essence Awards, honors Bernice King, daughter of MLK and Afro-Brazilians who shined in 2012


Troféu Raça Negra 2012 winners Cacau Protásio, Jean Paulo Campos, Renato Sorriso, Carlinhos Brown, Glória Maria and Bernice King  MLK Tribute at 2012 Troféu Raça Negra  On Monday night, November 19th, the … Continue reading

November 21, 2012 · 2 Comments

Quésia Luz impresses judges on talent reality show, The Voice Brazil, with Alicia Keys’ "If I Ain’t Got You": See the video here


Quésia Luz is a contestant on the Globo Network’s new talent reality show, The Voice Brazil. 22 years old and from Salvador, Bahia (“Black Rome”) in Brazil’s northeast, Quésia had … Continue reading

October 1, 2012 · 2 Comments