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Intimate Portraits of Boa Muerte, Where the ‘Sisterhood of the Good Death’ Honors Afro-Brazilian Ancestors

The ‘Sisterhood of the Good Death’ are a group of devout women n Brazil that honor the lives of Black people who have passed with an annual celebratory event called Boa Morte. Read more – Intimate Portraits of Boa Muerte, Where the ‘Sisterhood of the Good Death’ Honors Afro-Brazilian Ancestors – Broadly spiritualitywitchcraftwomen

The Many Faces of Women Who Identify as Witches

My first encounter with the figure of a witch in popular culture—apart from those in kids’ movies like Disney’s “Sleeping Beauty” and M-G-M’s “The Wizard of Oz,” or in books like Tomie dePaola’s “Strega Nona” and Roald Dahl’s “The Witches”—was in a campy scene from Oliver Stone’s 1991 bio-pic, “The Doors,” depicting Jim Morrison (played…