See how Donovan Nelson honoured the Igbos of Igbolanding who held the first civil rights protest in the US

Jamaican artist, Donovan Nelson’s has created some must-see illustrations paying tribute to the event Igbos who died at Igbolanding.


We go with the account of History Of The Igbo World, which says the Igbos were forced into the sea by frightened slave owners who were shocked at their boldness to protest peacefully against slavery.
The Igbos who were led by one of their traditional rulers titled Oba, were protesting against slavery in the US in that morning of 1403.

See the illustrations here.

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