feature: project conexão afro celebrates and empowers afro-brazilians with inspiring multimedia content

April 7, 2016

Project Conexão Afro is a Brazilian project series geared towards celebrating “the eternal black connection to the African continent”, black aesthetics (however one chooses to represent themselves), and affirm black self-worth. The project spreads its message through photography and video content that features inspirational and empowering interviews, profiles, etc., which are filmed, edited, and shot by the Project Conexão Afro team, photographers Jessyca Alves, Raphael Guilherme, Rosana Theodora and Videographer Leonardo Rosendo.

By Erin White*, AFROPUNK contributor

*Erin White is an Atlanta-based writer and AFROPUNK’s editorial and social media assistant. You can follow her on Tumblr or friend her on Facebook. Have a pitch or an inquiry? Shoot her an email at