Djamila Taís Ribeiro dos Santos has a Master’s in Political Philosophy from the Federal University of Sao Paulo and is coordinator of Plural Feminisms. She is the author of the books Lugar de enunciación, Quem tem medo do Feminismo Negro?, Pequeno manual antirracista and Cartas para minha avó. She is a full member of the Paulista Academy of Letters and is a columnist for the Folha de S. Paulo newspaper. Named by the BBC as one of the 100 most influential women in the world, she has received the Jabuti Award. In 2021, she was the first Brazilian person in history to be honored at the BET Awards, granted by the American black community. In 2023 she received the Franco-German Prize for Human Rights.
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