Black Women of Brazil

The site dedicated to Brazilian women of African descent

Protest against controversial pastor who made racist, homophobic statements continue all over Brazil


In Bahia, the social/cultural organization Olodum protested against the controversial pastor   Protests against the controversial pastor Marco Feliciano continue throughout Brazil which began when it became a possibility of … Continue reading

March 31, 2013 · Leave a comment

Fashion model/dancer Alexia Bairon


She stands 5’9” tall, with dark brown eyes and hair and is the owner of an unmistakable beauty. “A black goddess. They all want to photograph her when she comes to … Continue reading

March 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Actress Tichina Arnold meets her fans in Salvador, Bahia


As BW of Brazil reported a few days ago, American actress Tichina Arnold, probably most known for her roles on the TV series Martin and Everybody Hates Chris, recently arrived in Salvador, Bahia, affectionately known … Continue reading

February 15, 2013 · 1 Comment

President of popular Afro-Brazilian social/cultural organization Olodum criticizes Bahia’s Carnaval for ignoring black artists while giving major press and sposorship to white artist Ivete Sangalo


   President of Olodum, João Jorge Rodrigues, criticizes dominance of white artists like Ivete Sangalo Speaking on an issue we have covered in past articles here at BW of Brazil, the … Continue reading

February 13, 2013 · 2 Comments

Actress Tichina Arnold, whose Rochelle character on “Everybody Hates Chris” is very popular in Brazil, comes to Salvador, Bahia to participate in Carnaval and meet her fans


On Tuesday, February 12th, the American actress Tichina Arnold was scheduled to arrive in Salvador, Bahia, to follow Carnaval celebrations. Arnold, that is most known in Brazil for her role of … Continue reading

February 13, 2013 · 1 Comment

Spike Lee will spend Carnaval in Salvador, Bahia; director there filming more scenes for his documentary Go, Brazil, Go!


 President of the bloco afro Olodum, João Jorge (left) and director Spike Lee  Continuing our coverage on filmmaker Spike Lee’s upcoming documentary Go Brazil Go, our friends over at the Correio Nagô website contributed the material for this … Continue reading

February 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

Cook loses part of her vision after being attacked at a show in the historic Pelourinho area of Salvador, Bahia in Brazil’s northeast


Cookloses part of her vision after being attacked at a show in the Pelourinho Caseoccurred during the show of a popular Carnaval musical/social group in Salvador, Bahia, on January 22nd. … Continue reading

January 31, 2012 · Leave a comment