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Marielle Franco: No Justice No Peace

Marielle Franco was a well known activist that was raised in the Mare favela of Rio de Janeiro. On March 14th 2018 Marielle and her driver, Anderson Gomes, were shot and killed by two former military police. Thousands of people took to the streets across Brazil to demand justice. Years later, the crime is still under investigation.

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BJJ Stars 7 Press Conference

Yesterday was the official weigh-in and the press conference for Bjj Stars 7.

This edition also comes with the first title defense of the great master Luis Marques, who faces Josh Hinger, two exciting fighters that are always hunting for submissions.

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BJJ STARS 7: Brazil vs USA

BJJ Stars is back with the 7th edition of Brazil’s hottest super fight event, but this time with a twist. American athletes Ben Henderson, AJ Agazarm, and Josh Hinger are headed down to São Paul to battle against Brazilians on their home turf.

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Just One Child Social Project Keeps Kids Out of Crime

Professor Valmir Silva, the head of the Just One Child social project in São Paulo is well versed in the street life. in the best way that he knew how. In 2014, he started the Just One Child Social project, so he could introduce more kids and young adults to jiu-jitsu.

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