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“We are going to exploit short clothes and they will have to accept it”: Renata Prado wants to unite women in the fight for respect of female bodies in funk dances


Note from BW of Brazil: The culture of the funk has been around for decades, percolating and heating up the slums of various favelas of the peripheries of major cities … Continue reading

May 17, 2018 · 2 Comments

Sexually provocative Rio funk rapper/singer Tati Quebra-Barraco recuperates from her 26th plastic surgery


Funk rapper Tati Quebra-Barraco: early 2000s (left) and today   Her songs are pure provocation. In her shows, she drives the guys crazy and she knows it. An expert in … Continue reading

March 28, 2013 · 1 Comment

Another young, black male assassinated by police: five military police removed from street duty


13-year old Igor Cordeiro Manhães was murdered by Military Police in Duque de Caxias, Rio de Janeiro As I have reported on this blog previously, the lives of young black males in … Continue reading

March 31, 2012 · 5 Comments

Another young, black male assassinated by police: five military police removed from street duty


13-year old Igor Cordeiro Manhães was murdered by Military Police in Duque de Caxias, Rio de Janeiro As I have reported on this blog previously, the lives of young black males in … Continue reading

March 31, 2012 · 5 Comments