Black Women of Brazil

The site dedicated to Brazilian women of African descent

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

As preparation for 2016 Olympics continue, Brazil continues to deal with its slavery past


Facing up … the ethnic make-up of Brazil’s population has long been glossed over.  by Nicolas Bourcier Groundworks for the 2016 Olympics bring questions of ethnicity to the surface Just … Continue reading

November 23, 2012 · Leave a comment

Damiris Dantas do Amaral: MVP of the 2011 Women’s Under 19 Division basketball tournament


Damiris Dantas do Amaral, is from São Paulo. At 6’3″, she led Brazil to a bronze medal in the Women’s Under 19 division championships in Chile in 2011 and claimed the … Continue reading

March 20, 2012 · 1 Comment

Damiris Dantas do Amaral: MVP of the 2011 Women’s Under 19 Division basketball tournament


Damiris Dantas do Amaral, is from São Paulo. At 6’3″, she led Brazil to a bronze medal in the Women’s Under 19 division championships in Chile in 2011 and claimed the … Continue reading

March 20, 2012 · 1 Comment