Black Women of Brazil

The site dedicated to Brazilian women of African descent

Canadian woman teaches English to the homeless in the streets of Rio


Note from BW of Brazil: It’s no secret that there are plenty of homeless people in Brazil as there are many other countries. But what is intriguing and inspiring about … Continue reading

December 14, 2013 · 2 Comments

Brazilian woman reveals details of being raped by same assailants who raped American tourist in Rio de Janeiro; details continue to surface


Three men suspected of rape apprehended in Rio Third rape victim in the Rio de Janeiro van says that she wanted ‘sleep and forget (about it)’ Note from BW of … Continue reading

April 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

Karla da Silva is a success on "The Voice Brazil" talent reality show


Already a local favorite in Rio de Janeiro, da Silva shines in the national spotlight Karla Smith thrilled the audience of The Voice Brazilsinging the Djavan hit “Serrado”. For The … Continue reading

October 10, 2012 · 1 Comment