Have you heard of the 'Secret Slave Tunnels' that run for kilometres under the ground of Peru's former plantations, where enslaved Africans where smuggled in to avoid their masters paying tax? How about San Martin de Porres, the first Afro-descendant Catholic saint in Latin America who was born in Lima? Have you ever visited El Carmen, the famous Afro-Peruvian town where the legendary Ballumbrosio family lives - think of them as the Peruvian folk version of the Jackson Five...except there instead of five, there were 15 siblings! All this and more in this ebook!
This book provides a compact look at the history, culture and contribution of the African diaspora in Peru! Highlights of the book inlcude:
- Key information on the black community in Peru, past and present
- Notable individuals
- Vibrant illustrations on every page
- Accessible for all ages
Download your copy today for just $4.99 (less than you would spend on lunch!) and help 'Freedom Is Mine' to continue educating people about black communities worldwide!