Tag / Lélia Gonzalez

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  • From grief to action: at Princeton, the one-year anniversary of Marielle Franco’s assassination

    Originally published by the Literary Hub:

    On March 14th and 15th, Princeton University’s Brazil LAB opened its doors to academics and activists from Brazil and the United States for the symposium “Black Feminisms Across the Americas: A Tribute to Political Activist Marielle Franco.” Over 300 people attended the event, which featured Mônica Benício, Tianna Paschel, Giovana Xavier, Imani Perry, Carolyn Rouse, Aisha Beliso-De Jesús, Fernanda Chaves, Mário Medeiros, Marília Librandi, and Jamille Pinheiro Dias, as well as Angela Davis, who gave the keynote lecture.… Read the rest

  • Como luto virou verbo

    Saiu na revista Época, a propósito do simpósio que o Brazil LAB organizou em homenagem a Marielle Franco, e o encontro entre Mônica Benício e Angela Davis em Princeton:

    Lembro da noite de 14 de março de 2018, quando um amigo mandou a mensagem: “mataram uma vereadora do PSOL no Rio”.… Read the rest