Philly Forum: Marielle Franco & the Struggle For Democracy in Brazil
April 15, 2018 at 2:00pm - 4pm
Outrage and protest have erupted in Brazil and around the world in response to the assassination -- widely believed to have been carried out by police -- of Marielle Franco earlier this month. Marielle was an activist with the Socialism and Freedom Party and a member of the city council of Rio de Janeiro who dedicated her life to the struggle for justice for working class neighborhoods and the liberation of Black women. Hear from Brazilian activists and scholars about Marielle and the fight against police violence.