'My vote will be Black' – A wave of Afro-Brazilian women ran for office in 2020 but found glass ceiling hard to break
2020 Nov 24
Drawing of a Black woman in a face mask doing a Rosy the Riveter-style show of strength
A Facebook post before Brazil’s election promising, ‘This Sunday my vote will be Black.’ Facebook
The 2018 murder of Rio city councilwoman Marielle Franco inspired record numbers of Black women to get involved in politics. Winning proved harder – but it isn't the only point of their campaigns.