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By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – A new report from Fundação Abrinq and the Brazilian Ministry of Health shows a shocking increase in the number of deaths of young black Brazilian men caused by firearms over...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – A video of a man helping an old lady across a flooded street in Rio's Copacabana neighborhood is generating enormous controversy on social media. Some commentators have been drawing comparisons...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – This Friday, March 15th to Sunday, March 17th, the ‘Instituto Moreira Salles’ (Moreira Salles Institute) in Gávea will be showing films from the critically-acclaimed L.A. Rebellion film movement, sometimes also...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In a disturbing new report from the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR), in only the first few weeks of 2019, 126 gender-based murders of women along with 67 murder...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – This Wednesday, November 7th ‘Acorde! O Cinema de Spike Lee’ (Wake Up! The Cinema of Spike Lee) film exhibition will arrive at Rio’s CCBB ‘Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil’ (Bank...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – This Friday, Mayhem will descend upon Rio, quite literally. The Norwegian extreme metal band, both hugely influential and controversial in equal measure, are going to be playing their 1994 album,...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The largest exhibition of contemporary African art arrives in Rio this month with the most promising contemporary artists from the African continent. The exhibit, named 'Ex Africa', opens on...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Yesterday (May 27th) marked the opening of the 8th edition of the Cinema Negro Brasil África e Caribe Zózimo Bulbul in Rio de Janeiro, celebrating black filmmaking across different nationalities...
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Beginning today (Wednesday, July 31st) and running through August 19th, Rio’s Centro Cultural Banco do Brazil (CCBB) will present 25 American "race films", as part of a collection entitled,...

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