10 Dec 1836- 10 dec 2016…
10 Dec 1836 could remain as one of the important dates in the life of thousands of slaves taken from their lands and brought to Portugal. A decret has been signed by Sa Da Bandeira, the new Home Affair Minister just 3 months after his arrival.
A hope for these people who had been deshumanized and humiliated to finally enjoy life and enjoy their freedom.
Did this decret change anything for them?
10 Dec 2016: 180 years later, what do the new generation know about this date?
The African Lisbon Tour talks about it.
Santarém 26 Sept 1795- Lisbon 6 Jan 1876