Black Women of Brazil

The site dedicated to Brazilian women of African descent

Profession: Mulata – These Carnaval dancers put their college degrees aside to shine in front of the cameras


  Brazil’s dancing Carnaval girls are often misunderstood. Parading around in extravagant outfits nearly completely nude for millions of eyes to see worldwide. In some ways, the image of the gyrating, … Continue reading

September 6, 2012 · 1 Comment

The Brazilian mulata: black woman or something entirely different?


Soccer star Vagner Love surrounded by five mulatas   Last week I had a discussion about Brazil with an African-American graphic designer. He was putting together a flyer for an … Continue reading

July 1, 2012 · 36 Comments