Black Women of Brazil

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Category Archives: Samba Schools

In Brazil, it’s Carnaval time once again!


Hard to believe it’s already been a year, but, in a few words, it’s Carnaval time again! Here’s how the media’s reporting it! Brazil starts celebrating annual Carnival Brazil!  As one of … Continue reading

February 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

Profession: Mulata – These Carnaval dancers put their college degrees aside to shine in front of the cameras


  Brazil’s dancing Carnaval girls are often misunderstood. Parading around in extravagant outfits nearly completely nude for millions of eyes to see worldwide. In some ways, the image of the gyrating, … Continue reading

September 6, 2012 · 1 Comment