Black Women of Brazil

The site dedicated to Brazilian women of African descent

Damiris Dantas do Amaral: MVP of the 2011 Women’s Under 19 Division basketball tournament


Damiris Dantas do Amaral, is from São Paulo. At 6’3″, she led Brazil to a bronze medal in the Women’s Under 19 division championships in Chile in 2011 and claimed the … Continue reading

March 20, 2012 · 1 Comment

Damiris Dantas do Amaral: MVP of the 2011 Women’s Under 19 Division basketball tournament


Damiris Dantas do Amaral, is from São Paulo. At 6’3″, she led Brazil to a bronze medal in the Women’s Under 19 division championships in Chile in 2011 and claimed the … Continue reading

March 20, 2012 · 1 Comment

Iziane Castro Marques


Iziane is a 6’0” guard/forward for the WNBA’s Atlanta Dream. Originally from the Brazilian state of Maranhão, Iziane began playing for the WNBA’s now defunct Miami Sol in 2002. Besides … Continue reading

November 19, 2011 · Leave a comment

Iziane Castro Marques


Iziane is a 6’0” guard/forward for the WNBA’s Atlanta Dream. Originally from the Brazilian state of Maranhão, Iziane began playing for the WNBA’s now defunct Miami Sol in 2002. Besides … Continue reading

November 19, 2011 · Leave a comment