Black Women of Brazil

The site dedicated to Brazilian women of African descent

Category Archives: Embu das Artes

One of Brazil’s most important groups for preserverance of black culture, the Solano Trindade Popular Theater celebrates 40 years


Note from BW of Brazil: One of the most important figures in Afro-Brazilian History and Culture, Solando Tridade was born on July 24, 1908, in the district of San José, in … Continue reading

April 4, 2015 · 1 Comment

“It’s not religious intolerance and is indeed racism”, says bàbá during roundtable on violence against the sacred spaces of African-oriented religions like Candomblé


Note from BW of Brazil: African oriented cultural practices such as the musical style Samba, the martial art  capoeira and adherence to the candomblé religion have for centuries been either … Continue reading

November 6, 2013 · 1 Comment

Afro-Brazilian man brutally beaten by two white men in suburb of São Paulo: incident caught on video


Ivan Romano speaks to TV Bandeirantes after being assaulted ‘They said they would kill me’, says black man assaulted by white youths in Embu, SP Truck driver assistent was beaten … Continue reading

March 20, 2012 · 2 Comments

Afro-Brazilian man brutally beaten by two white men in suburb of São Paulo: incident caught on video


Ivan Romano speaks to TV Bandeirantes after being assaulted ‘They said they would kill me’, says black man assaulted by white youths in Embu, SP Truck driver assistent was beaten … Continue reading

March 20, 2012 · 2 Comments