Black Women of Brazil

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Category Archives: Miss Ceará

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