Black Women of Brazil

The site dedicated to Brazilian women of African descent

Black hair in Brazil: A revolution in the making


Gone are days when kinky/curly hair was synonymous with mistreated and laborious hair. Nowadays in Brazil, kinky/curly hair is increasingly associated with self-assertion, self-esteem, behavior and femininity. Mirella Santos   … Continue reading

May 18, 2012 · 1 Comment

Video: Queen of Samba Soul Paula Lima sings "SambaChic"


Paula Lima Paula Lima is the queen of a style known as Samba-Rock or Samba Soul, a sophisticated mixture of Brazilian Samba with elements of American Soul, Funk and sometimes … Continue reading

May 11, 2012 · Leave a comment

Video: Queen of Samba Soul Paula Lima sings "SambaChic"


Paula Lima Paula Lima is the queen of a style known as Samba-Rock or Samba Soul, a sophisticated mixture of Brazilian Samba with elements of American Soul, Funk and sometimes … Continue reading

May 11, 2012 · Leave a comment