Zumbi dos Palmares: An African warrior in Brazil – The legend of the nation’s greatest black leader

 The names Zumbi and Palmares have been mentioned countless times on this blog in the past two and a half years. And for good reason. The legend of the Palmares quilombo (maroon society of escaped slaves) and its greatest leader, Zumbi, are central to the history and modern day struggle of Brazilians who recognize theirPoursuivre la lecture de « Zumbi dos Palmares: An African warrior in Brazil – The legend of the nation’s greatest black leader »