Baiana singer Larissa Luz branches off into a solo career mixing elements of Jamaican music, Candomblé and Rock
Note from BW of Brazil: Talented singer/songwriter Larissa Luz paid her dues as the lead singer of the popular bloco afro Ara Ketu and is now carving out a name … Continue reading
Lucyana: What it means to be black – "many blacks grow up thinking that whites are synonymous with superiority"
Lucyana da Silva This commentary written by Lucyana da Silva from the city of Campos dos Goyatcazes in Rio de Janeiro state, is an example of why the Black Women … Continue reading
Short film explores race, exclusion and the deferred dreams of black children living under Brazil’s "dominance of whiteness"
Cores e Botas (Colors and Boots) is a short film by Juliana Vicente (See film at bottom of page) It focuses on the aspirations of a little black girl who wants … Continue reading