An Homage to Elza Soares

Mar 3, 2022
3:15 PM

Brazilian singer Elza Soares parades on a float during Carnival celebrations at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Tuesday, February 25, 2020. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)

This week, Latino Rebels Radio producer Oscar Fernández presents one of his latest Latino Media Collective shows from Washington, D.C. Freelance writer and ethnomusicologist Felipe Maia joins Oscar to pay homage to Afro-Brazilian samba legend Elza Soares, who overcame poverty, domestic abuse, sexism, and institutional racism to reach the top of Brazil’s music industry.

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