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What Happened in Brazil?: Black Women Fight Back

Djamila Ribeiro, feminist journalist and philosopher, is one of the keynote speakers for the 2019 Global Brazil Conference at Duke University. From 2016-2017, she served as the Vice-Secretary for Human Rights and Citizenship Affairs in the municipal government of São Paulo.

She wrote the preface to the book "Women, Race, and Class" by the philosopher Black feminist Angela Davis for the translation and first edition in Brazilian Portuguese. Ribeiro has collaborated with Davis on a number of occasions.

Ribeiro is also a blogger and online activist.

Contact: Ken Maffitt