Eight Leading Afro-Portuguese Women

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  • Alcinda Abreu
  • Lidia Brito
  • Sara Tavares
  • Graca Machel
  • Isabel Dos Santos
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Sara Tavares

Inspired by her Cape-Verdean roots, Portugal native Sara Tavares is a singer, guitarist and percussionist, who emphasizes her multicultural roots by composing multilingual songs. The internationally acclaimed performer has received several awards, including a Portuguese Golden Globe.

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