Lilia Moritz Schwarcz is one of the most extraordinary humanities scholars in Latin America who distinguishes herself through her research on the history and social reality of Brazil. Her writings are pivotal for a critical analysis of colonial history and enslavement. Schwarcz is a prominent public intellectual and one of the most important voices for democracy and freedom in populist times, regardless of the threats and intimidation she has to face.

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