Black Women of Brazil

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Category Archives: Milton Nascimento

In a career spanning over 50 years, Alaíde Costa overcame a prejudiced music industry that only wanted black women to sing Samba


Note from BW of Brazil: Samba (1) is the heart of soul of the Brazilian people and is one of the strongest representations of Brazilian national identity along with Carnaval … Continue reading

October 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Although her TV character’s hair was inspired by Beyonce, singer/actress Leilah Moreno’s musical influences are Billie, Aretha and Whitney


by Mariana Wheat Leilah Moreno talks about her career as an actress and singer Leilah Moreno cannot go unnoticed. With a body sculpted by workouts, the mulata with the long, … Continue reading

July 12, 2012 · Leave a comment

Although her TV character’s hair was inspired by Beyonce, singer/actress Leilah Moreno’s musical influences are Billie, Aretha and Whitney


by Mariana Wheat Leilah Moreno talks about her career as an actress and singer Leilah Moreno cannot go unnoticed. With a body sculpted by workouts, the mulata with the long, … Continue reading

July 12, 2012 · Leave a comment

Spike Lee will make a documentary about Brazil


Spike Lee will make a documentary about Brazil According to sources in Brazil, filmmaker Spike Lee is planning to record a new documentary about the country that recently became the … Continue reading

March 17, 2012 · 4 Comments

Spike Lee will make a documentary about Brazil


Spike Lee will make a documentary about Brazil According to sources in Brazil, filmmaker Spike Lee is planning to record a new documentary about the country that recently became the … Continue reading

March 17, 2012 · 4 Comments