Latest on Black Perspectives: “Benedita da Silva, Brazil’s First Black Woman Senator and Governor”

Female politicians are underrepresented in their leadership and their participation, and their contributions and successes in national, local, and civil politics are overlooked, undervalued, and often ignored. This political diminishment is exacerbated for Black women politicians, who in their efforts to catalyze political reform and policies are met with white supremacist, racialized-gendered hierarchies and hostilities that render their lives and their work inferior. Read more on Black Perspectives.

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