Black Women of Brazil

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Straight from black Bahia, singer Juliana Ribeiro not only performs Afro-Brazilian music but also does academic research on the history of the genre


Note from BW of Brazil: Juliana Ribeiro is an artist from heavily Afro-Brazilian state of Bahia who brings not only the history of Afro-Brazilian music in her sounds and performances, … Continue reading

October 31, 2014 · Leave a comment

What is it to be a black woman in Brazil? Part 2


Aina Madame Garcia, Rio de Janeiro, 28, hair and fashion designer “In my life I have been surrounded by many black women of all ages, colors and backgrounds, and for … Continue reading

December 27, 2011 · Leave a comment

What is it to be a black woman in Brazil? Part 2


“In my life I have been surrounded by many black women of all ages, colors and backgrounds, and for me, they were all always completely different, until the day I … Continue reading

December 27, 2011 · Leave a comment