The project is in a very early planning stage with two white women putting it together. Kirtiana Freelon is there telling th internet what’s going on with the project.
In this article, a panel is presenting it to Black folks for the first time. You’ll read their reactions.
Over a span of 20 years more than 1 million slaves were routed through the area by are.
“Building the museum is a top priority for Nilcemar Nogueira, the secretary of culture appointed by new Rio de Janeiro Mayor Marcelo Crivella. She’s a black woman who’s steeped in Afro-Brazilian heritage. Nogueira created Rio’s Museum of Samba.”