Paris plans first statue of black woman for anti-slavery heroine — Repeating Islands

Agence France-Presse reports that, this weekend, mayor Anne Hidalgo announced that Paris is planning to erect its first statue of a black woman in honor of Solitude, who fought against slavery in Guadeloupe. [Many thanks to Peter Jordens for bringing this item to our attention.] Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo said Saturday the French capital plans […]

Paris plans first statue of black woman for anti-slavery heroine — Repeating Islands