Black Women of Brazil

The site dedicated to Brazilian women of African descent

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Aparecida Petrowky: Compared to Rhianna, Halle, Beyonce and others, see her gallery of hairstyles from long and straight, to curly, short and afro – Who does she remind you of?

Actress Aparecida Petrowky became known to most Brazilians through her role on the Globo TV novela Viver a Vida in 2009. Although she made a name for herself playing the role of Sandrinha in … Continue reading

September 22, 2012 · 3 Comments

Actress/model Pâmela Vidal: It’s a "lack of culture, self-love" when people try to hide the fact that they are black

Rio de Janeiro’s Pâmela Vidal, 28, began a modeling course at the age of 12 and, at 13, when she grew to 5’11” tall, she made her debut on the runways. … Continue reading

September 14, 2012 · Leave a comment


Tatiana’s story is indicative of the struggles with the European standard of beauty that women of African descent are often compelled to adhere to. The daughter of a black father … Continue reading

November 19, 2011 · Leave a comment