Activists in Brazil Demand Justice for Marielle Franco

Stephen G. Hall
Sep 13, 2019 - 1:25
Activists in Brazil Demand Justice for Marielle Franco

A fearless and tireless advocate for Brazil’s poor, Marielle Franco made a name for herself as a city council member in Rio De Janeiro. She was a particularly strident opponent of the heavy-handed tactics police use to monitor the city’s favelas, Brazil’s impoverished slums. Her identity as a bisexual Black woman informed her resistance to social injustice. Her assassination more than one year ago sent shock waves...

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