Black Women of Brazil

The site dedicated to Brazilian women of African descent

Passinho: The dance craze coming out of Rio’s favelas


Note from BW of Brazil: Poor people of color always seem to up with creative new means to express themselves.  Out of the slums of Rio de Janeiro comes yet … Continue reading

June 23, 2013 · 2 Comments

Wife of Rio rapper Mr. Catra openly discusses polygamy; she is one of his four “wives” and mother of 4 of his 21 children by 14 women


She openly discusses polygamy as a reality and says that families of middle class neighborhoods are the ones deceiving themselves. Silvia Regina says that in middle class neighborhoods husbands also … Continue reading

August 22, 2012 · 7 Comments