BLACK WOMEN, BLACK MOTHERS – Memories of an Orisha Priestess

Author: Publishing company: Segment: Number of pages: 208 About publishing company: Publisher Contact: ISBN: 9786580637058 A portrait that remains current about race relations in Brazil, based on gender and religiosity issues. By rescuing the memories of Olga de Alaketu, late Orisha priestess  descendent from African royalty, the author crosses the shackles of racism and shows that the ability of black women to overcome difculties in the course of life, endowed by her African cultural heritage of defense powers and social action. In times of resistance, Olga de Alaketu’s memories come back to life as an inspiration and tool in the anti-racist struggle.