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Photo Series Celebrates The 'Black Girl Power' Of Brazilian Women
For the past two years, Brazilian journalist Weudson Ribeiro has been documenting the beauty of Afro-Brazilian women by photographing spontaneous portraits of them in an ongoing project. The result was released this month in a photo essay called ...
Remembering Nana Vasconcelos, renowned Brazilian percussionist
The instrument he's known best for — the berimbau — is often used in capoeira, the practice of Afro-Brazilian martial arts. Vasconcelos incorporated it into his music. "It's an instrument that, interestingly, has humble origins," Arcos says.
Understanding Religiosity in the African Diaspora: How Orisha Worship Survived
Luciana Souza sings, if not speaks, in tongues
That was the challenge internationally acclaimed Brazilian singer Luciana Souza faced — or, rather, embraced — when she made her striking 2015 album, the Grammy-nominated “Speaking in Tongues.
Naná Vasconcelos, Brazilian percussionist, jazz legend dies at 71
A master of the berimbau, a single-string, multi-toned Afro-Brazilian instrument, he is best known for collaborations with Brazilians Milton Nascimento and Egberto Gismonti, Argentine Gato Barbieri and Americans Don Cherry and Pat Metheny.

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