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Alzira Rufino

Alzira Rufino founded the Collective of Black
Women of Baixada Santista

She has written Mulher Negra uma perspectiva
histórica
, and is the co-author of
Mulher Negra tem história.

She has written several articles that appeared
in the press of Baixada Santista.

She participated in the Second Meeting of
Black Brazilian Authors and Fiction Writers held
in Petropolis, Rio de Janeiro in September 1987.

Here is a sample of her work.




Poems and biography taken from "Finally Us"
Contemporary Black Brazilian Women Writers.
Dual Brazilian-English Poetry Anthology.
Edited/Selected by Miriam Alves and translated by Carolyn R. Durham.

An original by
Three Continents Press.
P.O. Box 38009
Colorado Springs, CO 80937.


1994 Miriam Aparecida Alves & Carolyn Richardson Durham.
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except for brief quotationsin reviews or articles.


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