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Pulse: Breakdance Jam educates and empowers young people

Breakdance is a style of acrobatic dance originating in the mid-1970s, often performed to rap music usually by youth in the streets, and characterized by intricate footwork, spinning, headstands, tumbling, and elaborate movements. In Uganda, the 'Breakfast Jam' has revived break dance styles to educate and empower young people by bringing them together through hip-hop to promote positive change.

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