Black Women of Brazil

The site dedicated to Brazilian women of African descent

Meet Michelle: Rio’s 2013 Carnaval season passista dancer


Note from BW of Brazil: Hard as it may be to believe, but Carnaval season n Brazil is right around the corner. In Rio, another brown-skinned beauty was named Rio’s … Continue reading

December 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Império da Tijuca Samba School draws attention for its parade honoring black women


        Costumes, choreography and well-crafted cars thrilled in Sapucaí. Theme remembers the 125th anniversary of the abolition of slavery in the country. by G1     With … Continue reading

February 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

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