Category Archives: Biography

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By KK Bonates – Luiz Carlos de Matos Bonates On 10 November 1904, a series…

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Marcelo Backes Navarro Stotz (Mestre K.B.Lera) Agenor Moreira Sampaio (Sinhozinho) was born in 1891. He…

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By Ana Paula Höfling, University of North Carolina, Greensboro. On August 18, 1965, the Jornal…

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Por: Jorge Felipe Columá, PhD in Physical Education and Culture Thiago de Paula dos Anjos…

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By Antônio Luiz dos Santos Campos (Mestre Boa Alma) Miguel Camisa Preta (= Michael Black…

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By Letícia Vidor de Sousa Reis Introduction We live in a country where violence against…

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By Nestor Capoeira The disciple I met Leopoldina in 1965, at the age of 18.…

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By Nestor Capoeira Master Quinzinho (approx.1925-1950) was a dreaded and well-known young outcast in his…

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By Marcelo Cardoso da Costa Lecturer in Sociology (IFRJ – Campus Duque de Caxias) PhD…

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By Nestor Capoeira I was in my first year of UFRJ (Federal University of Rio…

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