Black Women of Brazil

The site dedicated to Brazilian women of African descent

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

Miss Miss Ceará (Brazil) 2009, Francisca Eugênia Justino Barbosa – photo layout


Representing the city of Crato, Ceará in northeastern Brazil, Francisca Barbosa became the first Afro-Brazilian woman to ever be crowned Miss Ceará in 2009. See the story here.

August 22, 2012 · Leave a comment