10 mulheres revolucionárias que você provavelmente não conhece
Kathleen Neal Cleaver foi membro do Partido dos Panteras Negras e a primeira mulher a participar das tomadas decisões do mesmo. Ela agiu como porta-voz e secretária de impressa, além de ter organizado uma campanha nacional para libertar o ministro da defesa do partido, Huey Newton, que estava preso. Ela e outras mulheres, como Angela Davis, compunham cerca de 2/3 do Partido, desmentindo a afirmação de que o PPN era, majoritariamente, masculino.
Escrava Anastácia, or Anastácia the slave, was an 18th century Brazilian slave. She suffered a brutal existence because she refused to give in to the sexual desires of her master. Much of her life is the subject of folklore and is sometimes depicted with blue eyes. A woman of great beauty, she was muzzled with a mask and often suffered in silence. Today, throughout Brazil, many women wear the mask in public displays in honor of Anastácia as a sysmbol of resistance.
Angela Davis (born Jan 26, 1944) is an American political activist, scholar, and author. Davis was most politically active during the late 1960s through the 1970s and was associated with the Communist Party USA, the Civil Rights Movement and the Black Panther Party.
"Portrait of a black woman" - Alberto Henschel - 1870 - Far more enslaved Africans were taken to Brazil than to North America, and slavery remained legal in Brazil until 1888. Henschel left many striking portraits of African-Brazilian people, most of them enslaved.