Black Women of Brazil

The site dedicated to Brazilian women of African descent

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

Small number of blacks on TV leads to racism in childhood, experts say


Note from BW of Brazil: The day to day experiences of living in a country in which racism and white supremacy are prominent factors can have a very penetrative effect … Continue reading

October 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

‘Guilhermina and Candelário’ is the first cartoon to feature a majority of black characters on Brazilian television


Note from BW of Brazil: Brazil’s media has long had a problem with showing the diversity of its population in the mainstream. And in a society in which skin color, … Continue reading

October 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

Interview with actress Elina de Souza who will appear in new Record TV novela ‘Slave Mother’


Note from BW of Brazil: In today’s feature, we bring you an interview with the actress Elina de Souza. Over the past several years she has been steadily building her … Continue reading

October 13, 2015 · 1 Comment

Series ‘Mister Brau’ featured in UK newspaper and site focusing on films of the African Diaspora; series being hailed as groundbreaking for Afro-Brazilians


Note from BW of Brazil: The news about the new Globo TV series Mister Brau starring real life couple Lázaro Ramos and Taís Araújo has garnered the attention of two English-oriented … Continue reading

October 12, 2015 · 1 Comment

Actress Lucy Ramos talks about marriage and children: ‘I want to soon have twins’


Note from BW of Brazil: Although actress Lucy Ramos has been around for a number of years perfecting her craft, her star is really starting to take off now with … Continue reading

September 30, 2015 · 4 Comments

Tomorrow is Valentine’s Day in Brazil – But among the diverse couples in commercials, why is the black woman kissing a mannequin and where are the black couples?


Note from BW of Brazil: Brazil’s media, you just have to see it to believe it! Now I’m sure there will be those people who will leave a message asking … Continue reading

June 12, 2015 · Leave a comment