Black Women of Brazil

The site dedicated to Brazilian women of African descent

Beauty Clara Paixão transitions from weave to her natural hair texture


Clara Paixão: bloco Cacique de Ramos & Beija-Flor Samba School of Nilópolis, Rio de Janeiro When she entered the Muse of Caldeirão of Huckcompetition in 2007, Clara had straight hair down … Continue reading

January 12, 2013 · 2 Comments

Six black teens massacred in Rio, innocent victims of drug war; police troops occupy neighborhood


In yet another sad tale of events, six Afro-Brazilian teens were recently murdered in the Baixada Fluminense region of the state of Rio de Janeiro. Police are blaming the murders on … Continue reading

September 13, 2012 · 1 Comment


Woman from Nilópolis, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

July 27, 2012 · Leave a comment


Woman from Nilópolis, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

July 27, 2012 · Leave a comment


Women from the city of Nilópolis in the state of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

January 5, 2012 · Leave a comment


Women from the city of Nilópolis in the state of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

January 5, 2012 · Leave a comment