Benedita Da Silva: An Afro-Brazilian Woman's Story of Politics and Love

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Food First Books, 1997 - Biography & Autobiography - 215 pages
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In this memoir, Brazilian cabinet member Benedita da Silva shares the inspiring story of her life as an advocate for the rights of women, people of color, and the poor, and argues persuasively for economic and social human rights in Brazil and everywhere.
 

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Contents

A Walk Through the Favela
31
No One Said Politics Would be Easy
51
From Life After Death to Life After Birth
83
Feminism With Passion
101
Exploding the Myth of Racial Harmony
119
Democratizing the Land
139
We Too Are the Children of Brazil
155
Time to Cut Up the Pie
173
All the More Reason to Keep on Dreaming
193
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