Black Women of Brazil

The site dedicated to Brazilian women of African descent

Category Archives: Império da Tijuca

Brazil’s Carnaval is officially over! Carnaval 2013 photo gallery


Brazil’s Carnaval for 2013 has come and gone again! Today, we feature a series of photos (this post and others in the next few days) from the Carnaval season beginning … Continue reading

February 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

Essay and poem "Negra, Pérola, Mulher (Black, Pearl, Woman)" pays homage to important black Brazilian women


  The Império da Tijuca Samba school’s Carnaval parade that paid homage to black women was the 2013 Series A champion in Rio de Janeiro! (See short video below). Their Carnaval presentation … Continue reading

February 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Império da Tijuca Samba School draws attention for its parade honoring black women


        Costumes, choreography and well-crafted cars thrilled in Sapucaí. Theme remembers the 125th anniversary of the abolition of slavery in the country. by G1     With … Continue reading

February 14, 2013 · Leave a comment