Black Women of Brazil

The site dedicated to Brazilian women of African descent

Karine Alves, the only black female host on a cable TV sports station, proudly wears her natural hair; wants to be a role model, shares her experience with racism


Note from BW of Brazil: Journalism continues to be an area where Afro-Brazilians are vastly under-represented. Brazilian TV’s penchant for airing mostly journalists who physically fit the European standard has … Continue reading

October 12, 2015 · 1 Comment

Flávia Oliveira: The girl from Irajá in Rio, that became a reference in economic journalism


Note from BW of Brazil: Although one would never know it by consistent stereotypical representations in the media that restrict them to the kitchen or the bedroom, there are numerous … Continue reading

July 14, 2015 · Leave a comment