Category: Black is Beautiful

Contesting Beauty

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In 2016, the official Miss Brazil beauty pageant competition witnessed an unprecedented moment, as six black Brazilian women from around the country advanced to…

Sensual Not Beautiful

While white actresses and models still dominate beauty and fashion magazines in Brazil, on my last few visits to Brazil, I’ve noticed that actresses of African descent such as…

Blackness and Beauty in Ecuador

The game was set: the national Ecuadoran soccer team against Switzerland in the initial round robin of the 2014 World Cup. And because of the transcendence of the match, the…


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