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"Finally, Us": Black Brazilian women writers honored at International Seminar of Women and Literature in Brasília


In 1995, for the first time, the literary works of contemporary Afro-Brazilian women were compiled to present a comprehensive vision of what it means to be both black and female … Continue reading

September 27, 2012 · Leave a comment

Actress, writer and educator Cristiane Sobral on the challenges facing Afro-Brazilian women


Actress, writer and educator, Cristiane Sobral was the first black woman to graduate in Theatrical Interpretation at the University of  Brasília (UnB). Born in the Coqueiros section of west Rio de … Continue reading

April 19, 2012 · 1 Comment

Actress, writer and educator Cristiane Sobral on the challenges facing Afro-Brazilian women


Actress, writer and educator, Cristiane Sobral was the first black woman to graduate in Theatrical Interpretation at the University of  Brasília (UnB). Born in the Coqueiros section of west Rio de … Continue reading

April 19, 2012 · 1 Comment