Zumbi dos Palmares Statues

Location, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

“Rio de Janeiro honors Zumbi dos Palmares, a leader of a maroon society that existed in Brazil in the 17th century. His community of escaped enslaved Afro-Brazilians constantly fought with Portuguese officials and survived for almost 100 years.” https://www.theroot.com/look-at-all-these-monuments-from-around-the-world-that-1798358305

 

Contributed by: Africa Access, July 18, 2018