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Frankie and the Flowers — bweega animation

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A Letter From Brazil Just After the 2018 Presidential Election — The Mindful Bard

Back in early November a friend from Brazil wrote: “This is an outburst of a Brazilian friend who is struggling to one day see his country free from fascism.” via A Letter From Brazil Just After the 2018 Presidential Election — … Continue reading

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Who represents me? The Black experience in Brazilian cinema — Media Diversified

Mainstream Brazilian cinema has a representation problem when it comes to its Black population. However, as Marry Ferreira discusses, young people who do not identify with what is presented on screen are forging their own independent projects which are rising … Continue reading

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Dancing Through Gunshots in Brazil’s Favelas — REDEFINE TWENTY

The first installation for Redefine Twenty’s Docuseries is “Dancing through Gunshots in Brazil’s Favelas”. The documentary is from @vice and is about young girls trying to learn ballet in Brazil’s favelas, however their classes are usually disrupted by gang violence. … Continue reading

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Street Carnival and Blocos 2019 — Rio the Guide

Here is a small selection of some of the blocos and street bands that are scheduled to be going out in Rio during carnival and in the run up to the event in 2019. But nothing is ever set in … Continue reading

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No One Lets Go Of Anyone’s Hand (ft. Joana Ramiro)

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New ‘Smart Dress’ Reveals How Often Women are Touched in Public [Video] — Paperdabba

By Mandy Froelich / Truth Theory Many women have relayed stories of being inappropriately touched in public. But until now, proving just how often it occurs has been very difficult. Well, it recently became a lot easier, thanks to a … Continue reading

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Bad news for the Amazon as Brazil backs out of hosting UN climate talks — Grist

Officials say the reversal is due to budget issues, but activists say President-elect Bolsonaro is to blame. via Bad news for the Amazon as Brazil backs out of hosting UN climate talks — Grist

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Must-try coffee drinks when traveling in Asia, Africa, and the Americas — Coffee with the Queen

Coffee lovers, it’s time to get some sugar and spice into your cup! If you are traveling to Africa, Central / South America, or Asia, we encourage you to drink like a native. These nine wonderful drinks are weaved into … Continue reading

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An artist bought a Banksy piece just so he could destroy it — For Your Society

The British street artist Banksy is a notorious prankster. He recently executed the (partial) destruction of his own work, framing a print in a hidden shredder that sliced it to ribbons upon sale at auction. So, Banksy might not mind … Continue reading

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