Black Women of Brazil

The site dedicated to Brazilian women of African descent

Category Archives: Francisca Barbosa

In 2009, Francisca Eugênia Justino Barbosa became the first black woman to be crowned Miss Ceará of this northeastern state

As Brazil is a multiracial society that founded on slavery and European colonization, European beauty standards have always dominated the ideals of its people and its media. As such, now … Continue reading

August 22, 2012 · Leave a comment