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Earle Negroes Fighting

By Sarah Thomas. Excerpt adapted from chapter 6, from the book Witnessing Slavery: Art and…

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Garroteros escultura_en_arcilla

By Michael J. Ryan What is Garrote? Swinging a hardwood stick at somebody was once…

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Destaque

By Stefania Capone. The Ubuntu philosophy is seen as a model of ethical behaviour by…

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African Battle Cover Destaque

By Tanure Ojaide.   The challenges that exist in capoeira and in Brazilian popular culture…

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Jogo Da Navalha Cover 2

By Roberto Pereira. Little is known about the use of the jackknife in capoeira of…

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Artur Emídio Bem Jovem Em Foto De Viagem. Camisa Social E Chapéu.

By Roberto Pereira. In the early 1950s, the young Artur Emídio de Oliveira (1930 –…

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Lanças Moura

By Marcos Leitão de Almeida. In her post for this blog, historian Mariana Candido rightly…

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Frede Abreu Destaque

By Maria Luísa Pimenta Neves. Frederico José de Abreu (1946-2013), known in capoeira circles as…

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Ponteestaiada Prefeitura Teresina

By Celso de Brito. Encounters and mismatches Capoeira from Teresina emerged in the 1970s and…

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Canhoneira Lamego

By Roberto Pereira. When the gunboat Lamego, of the Brazilian Navy, left São Luís, on…

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