Black Women of Brazil

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Category Archives: Lazaro Ramos

Brazilian novela “Lado a Lado” wins Emmy Award; series portrayed the situation of blacks after the abolition of slavery

Note from BW of Brazil: Recently here at BW of Brazil, we presented the news that FIFA (Fédération Internationale de Football Association) had rejected the suggestion of actors Lázaro Ramos … Continue reading

November 28, 2013 · 8 Comments

Actor/model Taiguara Nazareth finds other ways to get his hustle on: "It’s hard being a black actor"

Taiguara Nazareth, 35, the actor who starred in the 2001 miniseries Presença de Anita spoke with the column “Retratos da Vida”, from the newspaper Extra and talked about his career and the difficulties faced … Continue reading

December 30, 2012 · Leave a comment

Taís Araújo becomes a futuristic diva in photographic essay

This taken from a April 13th, post about actress Taís Araújo: “I place her on my list of ‘Brazilian Beyonces‘ because, as I have written elsewhere, like Ms. Knowles in the … Continue reading

May 24, 2012 · Leave a comment

Actress Taís Araújo covers May edition of Marie Claire magazine

Taís Araújo: “Marriage is a daily exercise. One day we love each other, the next we want to kill each other.”   The actress of many firsts that is currently … Continue reading

May 24, 2012 · 1 Comment

Spike Lee: If you see Brazilian TV, you "will think that all Brazilians are blond with blue eyes"

Lee said that the film must be released before the 2014 World Cup Spike Lee interviews 30 Brazilian personalities for documentary   In his voyage to the country the filmmaker … Continue reading

May 3, 2012 · 10 Comments

Camila Pitanga on people questioning her blackness: "It’s as violent as if I was barred from a restaurant or a hotel because of my color."

  Having captured the hearts of millions of Brazilians with her portrayals of several memorable characters in Brazil’s ever popular novelas, Camila Pitanga has earned her wings as a top … Continue reading

February 11, 2012 · 15 Comments

Katleen da Cruz Conceição: specialist in black skin

One of the most respected when the subject is black skin, Dr. Katleen da Criz Conceição is the Ambulatory Head of Dermatology in Black Skin of the Federal Hospital in … Continue reading

January 12, 2012 · Leave a comment