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A NACLA reading list celebrating the life and work of Marielle Franco as we approach the second anniversary of her assassination.
The investigation into the murder of Marielle Franco keeps bumping up against the most powerful people in Brazil—like President Jair Bolsonaro. They don’t want us to find out the truth.
Black women disproportionately experience the trauma of police aggression in Brazil. Understanding how requires complicating and expanding our definitions of state violence.
What does the assassination of Rio de Janeiro councilmember Marielle Franco—a prominent LGBTQI activist and socialist, outspoken critic of the police, and Rio’s only black councilmember—mean for the future of Brazil?