Rio Mural Depicts the Beauty of Sisterhood

Tomorrow, November 20th, is Black Consciousness Day, and it is on this day that Brazilian Street Artist Panmela Castro will unveil a three-story high mural that beautifully reflects the sisterhood of shared pain.  Read on for more on the mural (and where you can view in in-person), which Castro calls “Dororidade.”

PANMELA CASTRO: “DORORIDADE” AND THE SISTERHOOD OF SHARED PAIN IN RIO

Photo by Clarke Sanders on Unsplash

“She Had Become a Victim, But Would Not Continue As One”

Panmela Castro wields a mighty weapon in her stand against violence toward women in Brazil.  A paint can.  Once a victim herself, Brazil’s ‘Graffiti Queen’ uses her art to tackle a global problem and help women find their voice.  If you’re in the mood for inspiration today, check out Castro’s story.

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