Black Women of Brazil

The site dedicated to Brazilian women of African descent

Patrícia Dejesus discusses her transition from the modeling world to becoming an actress


In an interview with Quem (magazine), the actress talks about her role in Avenida Brasil and “veiled prejudice” when she was a model Patrícia Dejesus was in the cast in the Avenida Brasil novela in … Continue reading

January 8, 2013 · 1 Comment

Bare-breasted black models protest to publicize the lack of black models in Fashion Rio event


Protesters march at Fashion Rio event   In a gesture that is becoming as regular as the main event itself, black models organized a protest against under-representation at Fashion Rio’s … Continue reading

November 8, 2012 · 22 Comments

Isabel Fillardis


Isabel Fillardis is an actress and model who started her career at the age of 11. She was once represented by Ford Models and in 1993 she appeared in her … Continue reading

December 15, 2011 · Leave a comment

Isabel Fillardis


Isabel Fillardis is an actress and model who started her career at the age of 11. She was once represented by Ford Models and in 1993 she appeared in her … Continue reading

December 15, 2011 · 1 Comment