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.”

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