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Category Archives: Joyce Ribeiro

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