Women October 07, 2018 at 12:00 pm

Inspired by their murdered colleague, these black women are running for office in Brazil

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Mildred Europa Taylor October 07, 2018 at 12:00 pm

October 07, 2018 at 12:00 pm | Women

MC Carol

Carolina de Oliveira Lourenço

She is famously known as MC Carol, a singer and songwriter raised in Morro do Preventório in Nitéroi whose funk music has feminist and anti-racist themes.

After the death of Franco, she announced that she would compete for state representative for the Communist Party of Brazil (PC do B). She had earlier this year been a victim of domestic violence.

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