‘5 Li’l Joyous Minutes’ with Marielle Franco

by Mekim-na-Save Projek

She’s a Black woman, from the favela, a sociologist, even danced at Hurricane 2000 and was elected. Marielle Franco, daughter, mother, Black activist, LGBTQ activist, human rights defender and former Rio de Janeiro city councilwoman, speaks. This month (March 14) marks the one-year anniversary of her unsolved assassination. Let’s look back at some of what she had to say, without commentary and input from pundits.