Black Women of Brazil

The site dedicated to Brazilian women of African descent

Echoes that don’t stop: Black theater redraws new scenario


Note from BW of Brazil: The topic of black Brazilian theater is something that we cover from time to time here on the blog. As the black aesthetic, the black … Continue reading

March 23, 2015 · 1 Comment

Talented actress, dancer, singer Adriana Lessa: Through the storm of financial difficulty and disease, she remains a jewel


Adriana Lessa is an actress, TV host, radio host and singer from the city of São Paulo. Adriana spent her adolescent years concentrating her time between her studies and sports … Continue reading

February 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Shirley Cruz


Journalist, actress and producer of television, film and theatre. Please see the post “A Discussion of Black Women in Cinema”

December 1, 2011 · Leave a comment

Shirley Cruz


Journalist, actress and producer of television, film and theatre. Please see the post “A Discussion of Black Women in Cinema”

December 1, 2011 · 1 Comment

A discussion of Black Women in Cinema


In the spring of 2010 in the city of Rio de Janeiro, three black Brazilian actresses came together to discuss the presence of black Brazilian women in Brazilian Cinema and … Continue reading

November 30, 2011 · Leave a comment

A discussion of Black Women in Cinema


In the spring of 2010 in the city of Rio de Janeiro, three black Brazilian actresses came together to discuss the presence of black Brazilian women in Brazilian Cinema and … Continue reading

November 30, 2011 · Leave a comment