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In its 10th edition, the Troféu Raça Negra, Brazil’s Essence Awards, honors Bernice King, daughter of MLK and Afro-Brazilians who shined in 2012


Troféu Raça Negra 2012 winners Cacau Protásio, Jean Paulo Campos, Renato Sorriso, Carlinhos Brown, Glória Maria and Bernice King  MLK Tribute at 2012 Troféu Raça Negra  On Monday night, November 19th, the … Continue reading

November 21, 2012 · 2 Comments

Vanessa Jackson sings Whitney Houston’s "Didn’t We Almost Have It All"


In dedication to the untimely passing of singer Whitney Houston, here is Vanessa Jackson (née Vanessa Moraes) singing her rendition of Whitney’s hit “Didn’t We Almost Have It All”. As I introduced … Continue reading

February 12, 2012 · 1 Comment

Vanessa Jackson sings Whitney Houston’s "Didn’t We Almost Have It All"


In dedication to the untimely passing of singer Whitney Houston, here is Vanessa Jackson (née Vanessa Moraes) singing her rendition of Whitney’s hit “Didn’t We Almost Have It All”. As I introduced … Continue reading

February 12, 2012 · 1 Comment

The Brazilian production of the Broadway musical, The Color Purple


For many years, black Brazilians have had a special affinity for black American history and culture. From the 60s and 70s Civil Rights and Black Power Movements, along with 70s … Continue reading

January 18, 2012 · Leave a comment

The Brazilian production of the Broadway musical, The Color Purple


For many years, black Brazilians have had a special affinity for black American history and culture. From the 60s and 70s Civil Rights and Black Power Movements, along with 70s … Continue reading

January 18, 2012 · Leave a comment