Black women writers in Brazil: A struggle against invisibility

Black Women of Brazil

Authors Conceição Evaristo, Lia Vieira and Elisa Lucinda Authors Conceição Evaristo, Lia Vieira and Elisa Lucinda

Note from BW of Brazil:The place of black Brazilian women in the literary world is a topic that pops up on these pages from time to time. And like other genres, this is yet another area where Brazilian society makes it appear that they don’t exist. This is far from the truth. And similar to other genres, Brazil’s black women writers also show that the only they lack is opportunity, recognition and promotion. As we often point out here, it is beyond ironic how Brazil always seeks to portray the United States as the most racist country in the world. This writer has written before and will write it again here now. Yes, there in no doubt that the US is a highly racist country, but even so, black Americans have vastly more opportunities in that country than their black…

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