Marielle Franco

March 8, 2020
NACLA Staff

A NACLA reading list celebrating the life and work of Marielle Franco as we approach the second anniversary of her assassination. 

March 28, 2019
Stephanie Reist

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.

December 27, 2018
Christen Smith

Black women disproportionately experience the trauma of police aggression in Brazil. Understanding how requires complicating and expanding our definitions of state violence.

March 27, 2018
Rafaela Cardoso and Margit Ystanes

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?

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