Black Women of Brazil

The site dedicated to Brazilian women of African descent

Prostitutes in the city of Belo Horizonte learn English and Spanish with an eye toward the World Cup


Courses of English and Spanish are being offered free to sex workers   It seems like everybody wants to get a sip from the coming World Cup! Those of you … Continue reading

March 6, 2013 · 1 Comment

Spike Lee will spend Carnaval in Salvador, Bahia; director there filming more scenes for his documentary Go, Brazil, Go!


 President of the bloco afro Olodum, João Jorge (left) and director Spike Lee  Continuing our coverage on filmmaker Spike Lee’s upcoming documentary Go Brazil Go, our friends over at the Correio Nagô website contributed the material for this … Continue reading

February 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

After decades of racist stereotypes questioning their ability, black goalies in Brazilian soccer jumps 18.5% in eight years


In the late 90s, Dida became the 1st black goalie for the Brazilian national team in nearly 50  years Note from BW of Brazil: In some ways, soccer, or futebol as it’s … Continue reading

February 2, 2013 · 5 Comments