Eight Leading Afro-Portuguese Women

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  • Lura
  • Maria de Lurdes Mutola
  • Tais Araujo
  • Alcinda Abreu
  • Lidia Brito
  • Sara Tavares
  • Graca Machel
  • Isabel Dos Santos


Afro-Portuguese singer and musician Lura was born in 1975 in Portugal to Cape Verdean parents. Her discography features traditional Cape Verdean music, including Morna, Furana and Batuque, as well as contemporary Western and African music.

(Photo: WENN/Clare Jephcott)

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