Black Women of Brazil

The site dedicated to Brazilian women of African descent

Young woman who raised funds to take 210 black children to see ‘Black Panther’ was censured by Facebook for ‘reverse racism’; black Brazilians create other social community to avoid ‘haters’


Note from BW of Brazil: It’s really intriguing to see the things goin’ down in Brazil connected to the release of the film Black Panther (Pantera Negra). Afro-Brazilians have been … Continue reading

March 4, 2018 · 2 Comments

Do voices have color? Controversy arises after activists discover that vast majority of voice overdub actors of ‘Black Panther’ film are white


Note from BW of Brazil: It’s amazing how many intriguing developments and details are coming out, all connected to the release of the blockbuster film Black Panther (Pantera Negra) in … Continue reading

March 1, 2018 · 3 Comments

From north to south, Afro-Brazilians organize all-black viewings of “Black Panther”; black community in São Paulo expecting huge turnout on Saturday


Note from BW of Brazil: Well, judging from the first few days, the new Marvel super hero action film Black Panther (released as Pantera Negra in Brazil) looks like its … Continue reading

February 17, 2018 · 4 Comments

“Black Panther” arrives in Brazil, shows the possible side of cinema: “We want to see stories with black heroes & heroines, characters breaking stereotypes”


Note from BW of Brazil: The wait is finally over! For more than a week now, I watched people share photos, trailers and comments about the debut Marvel’s Black Panther film. Needless, … Continue reading

February 17, 2018 · 1 Comment

God is a woman and black! Veteran actress Zezé Motta plays God in the recently released film ‘A Comédia Divina’


Note from BW of Brazil: It’s always an idea that would test the limits of the way people see the world and the afterworld. How would people react if they came … Continue reading

October 30, 2017 · 3 Comments

‘K-Bela’, a short film written, directed and featuring black women, is being hailed as a milestone in Brazilian cinema!


Note from BW of Brazil: Needless to say, we patiently await the opportunity to be able to view this important film! The film K-Bela, which is a play on the … Continue reading

September 20, 2015 · 2 Comments

Making moves! After appearing in the Fevest fashion show, up and coming actress/model Stefanie Durval stars in the film ‘Quebrando as Pernas’


Note from BW of Brazil: It’s always nice to bring our readers people who making things happen! We first introduced you to this young lady last June. But since then Stefanie … Continue reading

August 21, 2015 · Leave a comment