Black Women of Brazil

The site dedicated to Brazilian women of African descent

Doctor suffers racism because she wears dreadlocks


Note from BW of Brazil: In reality, there’s nothing unusual here. Disappointing yes, but very common in a country where one’s appearance is judged according to their proximity to a … Continue reading

March 24, 2015 · 13 Comments

Braids, extensions and dreads are among most worn black hairstyles


Crislene Assunção, Black Beauty winner Lorrayne Silva and Adriano Fransérgio Whoever thinks that all black hair styles are restricted to the “black power (afro)” style is mistaken. To change such a conception, … Continue reading

October 26, 2012 · Leave a comment