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“I suffered from a lack of references,” says Joyce Ribeiro about blacks on TV; she’s the only regular black woman host on a network news program in the country


  Note from BW of Brazil: It’s been a while now, but as this blog highlights the experiences of black Brazilian women, the name Joyce Ribeiro has appeared on this … Continue reading

September 22, 2016 · 1 Comment

Joyce Ribeiro


Joyce Ribeiro is one of the top black journalists in Brazil. Since beginning her career as a television journalist at the RIT network in the late 90s, she has since … Continue reading

November 22, 2011 · Leave a comment

Joyce Ribeiro


Joyce Ribeiro is one of the top black journalists in Brazil. Since beginning her career as a television journalist at the RIT network in the late 90s, she has since … Continue reading

November 22, 2011 · Leave a comment

When will racism in Brazil end up with imprisonment and instead of these “we are all such and such” campaigns?


Note from BW of Brazil: It’s a question we’ve long pondered here at BW of Brazil. In our almost four years of existence we’ve documented numerous cases of racism, racist … Continue reading

November 11, 2015 · 3 Comments

Top photographer and Mercedes-Benz’s “Pérolas Negras” features all-black women photo shoot; all recognized in their fields, they are Brazil’s true “black pearls”


Note from BW of Brazil: In a previous post speaking of the ending of the Carnaval season, a question was posed: now, how many black women will be on TV? The … Continue reading

March 3, 2015 · 5 Comments

Maria Júlia Coutinho becomes the first black weather girl on Brazil’s top TV network, Globo


Note from BW of Brazil: As in so many other areas of Brazilian life, journalism is another area where one sees few persons of visible African ancestry, especially in a … Continue reading

December 4, 2013 · 2 Comments

Study shows black women are a minority in Brazilian journalism


Note from BW of Brazil: This report is yet another confirmation of the types of data that makes a blog like Black Women of Brazil necessary: the under-representation of black … Continue reading

April 28, 2013 · 1 Comment

Though vastly underrepresented, these Afro-Brazilian journalists excel and bring a little diversity to Brazil’s airwaves


By Cuca Lazarotto * They are journalists, communicators, opinion makers, teachers, singers and warriors. Black women! Getting there was not easy. And it’s really not for most of us, hosts … Continue reading

January 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Seminar "Blacks in the Media": Even with progress, whiteness remains the standard; blacks advance only when validated by the white system


Seminar “Blacks in the Media” featuring journalist Joyce Ribeiro (right)   “I  got into TV through an opening: let’s put a black on presenting the journal. That’s already a prejudice,” … Continue reading

December 16, 2012 · 1 Comment

In its 10th edition, the Troféu Raça Negra, Brazil’s Essence Awards, honors Bernice King, daughter of MLK and Afro-Brazilians who shined in 2012


Troféu Raça Negra 2012 winners Cacau Protásio, Jean Paulo Campos, Renato Sorriso, Carlinhos Brown, Glória Maria and Bernice King  MLK Tribute at 2012 Troféu Raça Negra  On Monday night, November 19th, the … Continue reading

November 21, 2012 · 2 Comments