Meet Érico Brás & Kenia Maria

Érico Brás de Oliveira better known as Érico Brás, is a Brazilian actor, singer and comedian.

He did street theater and worked in many professions until joining the Olodum Theater Band. It premiered on television with the role of the taxi driver Reginaldo in the series Ó Paí, Ó; role he had already done in the film of the same name. In 2011, she joined the cast of Tapas & Kisses as Jurandir, ex-husband of Sueli (Andréa Beltrão).

In the cinema, besides Ó Paí, Ó, he also played Agenor in Quincas Berro d’Água and in the film The Contest played the role of Roberval.

In 2013, he created on YouTube the “Tá bom para você?” Channel, which recreates TV commercials using only black artists, as a way to question racism in advertising.

Kenia  Maria is an actress, writer, YouTuber, mother of saint, feminist militant. The Rio de Janeiro suburb of Del Castilho was named by UN Women of Brazil as the first Defender of the Rights of Black Women in the world.

Raised in a family led by empowered women, she began her militancy very early on. As a young woman, through African dance, she promoted the rescue of ancestry and empowered girls in the Carioca communities. She’s married to


We are proud of their collective achievement and we name them Most Influential 100 Class of 2018 Media and Culture category.

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