Kiratiana Freelon

Kiratiana is journalist, author, blogger and entrepreneur. After graduating cum laude from Harvard University and winning the John Finley travel fellowship, she embarked upon a year-long round the world trip that changed her life. She is now living in Brazil and reporting from the country in the build up to the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games. She serves as the co-chair of the NABJ Digital Journalism Task Force. Follow her on twitter at @kiratiana and check out her portfolio

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Saturday, November 21, 2015
Fighting Poverty, Plagued by Violence: Why 10,000 Black Women in Brazil Marched for Their Rights
They were lawyers, feminists, Christians, transgender women, domestic workers, militants, favela dwellers , politicians, students and many more. Despite their differences in beliefs, education and income, on Wednesday they came together behind the one thing they had in common: being a black woman...
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