Black Women of Brazil

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Category Archives: Brazilian television

Journalist Joyce Ribeiro becomes the first black woman to host a daily news journal solo in prime time


Note from BW of Brazil: There was no way this successful black woman would remain out of the spotlight for very long! The last time we presented journalist Joyce Ribeiro, … Continue reading

April 3, 2018 · 5 Comments

Husband/wife acting duo Lázaro Ramos and Tais Araújo along with the production team record an episode of hit TV series ‘Mister Brau’ in Luanda, Angola


Note from BW of Brazil: Brazil’s top television network, Rede Globo, is South America’s largest commercial television network and the second largest TV network in anual revenue worldwide just behind … Continue reading

March 23, 2018 · 2 Comments

Nigerian animator seeks crowdfunding to bring a black children’s cartoon, “Bino and Fino”, to Brazil


Nigerian animator seeks crowdfunding to bring a black children’s cartoon to Brazil By BW of Brazil with information from Cartoon Brew and CNN Race in Brazil, Africa and its people, blackness … Continue reading

April 9, 2016 · 1 Comment

“Relax…It’s just a joke!”: NO! “Humor” on Brazilian television is a racist tragedy


Note from BW of Brazil: The absurdity of Brazilian television is something that one really has to watch to believe. I admit, I don’t spend much time watching it because … Continue reading

August 21, 2015 · 2 Comments

TV series Subúrbia, featuring a 90% black cast, being hailed as groundbreaking for Brazilian television


Series promises to be a landmark for Brazilian TV       With the presence of almost the entire cast of over 40 people and director Luiz Fernando Carvalho, the … Continue reading

October 21, 2012 · 1 Comment

Do you think of Brazil as a white nation? You would if you watched Brazilian television


  Novelas portray a white image of Brazil, says Mozambican writer “For us, Mozambicans, Brazil’s image is that of a white country, or at best, mixed. The only black Brazilian … Continue reading

April 25, 2012 · 3 Comments