Culture Is Our Weapon: Making Music And Changing Lives In Rio De Janeiro
An inspiring mission to rescue young people from drugs and violence with musicAt a time when interest in Brazilian culture has reached an all-time high, and the stories of one person's ability to improve the lives of others has captured so many hearts, this unique book takes readers to the frontlines of a battle raging over control of the nation's poorest areas. Culture Is Our Weapon tells the sto...
Paperback: 224 pages
Publisher: Penguin Books; First Edition edition (February 23, 2010)
Product Dimensions: 5.1 x 0.6 x 7.7 inches
Amazon Rank: 576876
Format: PDF Text djvu book
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“The importance of the arts could not be better advocated than this compelling story woven with the bitter reality that exists in the poor neighborhoods of Rio de Janeiro. The reader is given a clear background of the conditions, both current and the...”
y of Grupo Cultural AfroReggae, a Rio-based organization employing music and an appreciation for black culture to inspire residents of the favelas, or shantytowns, to resist the drugs that are ruining their neighborhoods. This is an inspiring look at an artistic explosion and the best and worst of Brazilian society.