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“Our Bodies Are Our Voice”: The Killing of Marielle Franco, One Year On

March 12, 2019

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The strongest thing about Marielle Franco was her body. The body itself, her physical representation, and everything that comes with it: her voice, skin, hair, eyes, smile, arms. And then, all that emanates from those separate parts: strength, caring, energy, sensibility, beauty, courage. And then the feelings she evoked that I don’t know how to describe.

There is a reason why in the days following her death Marielle’s face, name and body...

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