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Afro Reggae comes to Brazil's favelas

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In Rio's favelas, a grassroots movement known as Afro Reggae has been offering young Brazilians a way out of gang culture through music.

Michelle Fleury spoke to Damian Platt, one of the driving forces behind the movement, and co-author of 'Culture is Our Weapon'.

Afro Reggae video courtesy of "Favela Rising"

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