Black Women of Brazil

The site dedicated to Brazilian women of African descent

Twin sisters from Bahia, Suzana and Suzane Massena, turning heads in the modeling world


“Not even our father knows who is who,” say twin models at Fashion Rio Susan and Suzane Massena, 17, who strutted on the catwalk for Oestúdio, are only invited to … Continue reading

April 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

Giulia Farinacci featured on the cover of Vogue Brasil Kids


Child model Giulia Farinacci recently (October 14) celebrated her 8th birthday was featured on the cover of Vogue Brasil Kids edition. If you’ve seen magazine covers in Brazil, you know … Continue reading

October 24, 2012 · 1 Comment

Overcoming the odds, poverty and racism, Emanuela de Paula becomes one of the top black models in the world.


The model Emanuela de Paula, that earned US$2.5 million in 2009, left behind the days when she didn’t have enough money for bus tickets. But she continues, as in 1997, … Continue reading

April 3, 2012 · 3 Comments

Overcoming the odds, poverty and racism, Emanuela de Paula becomes one of the top black models in the world.


The model Emanuela de Paula, that earned US$2.5 million in 2009, left behind the days when she didn’t have enough money for bus tickets. But she continues, as in 1997, … Continue reading

April 3, 2012 · 2 Comments

Alexandre Pires’ "Kong" and the Bamboozled image of blackness


Amazing! Absolutely amazing! I admit that when I first saw this video a few weeks ago, a lot of things came to mind but I decided not to blog about … Continue reading

March 3, 2012 · 5 Comments

Alexandre Pires’ "Kong" and the Bamboozled image of blackness


Amazing! Absolutely amazing! I admit that when I first saw this video a few weeks ago, a lot of things came to mind but I decided not to blog about … Continue reading

March 3, 2012 · 5 Comments