More than 1.9 million enslaved Africans arrived in Rio de Janeiro, and thousands of them died upon arrival. One woman has made it her mission to remember them.
Kiratiana Freelon is an author, YouTuber, and journalist based in Rio de Janeiro. Her work focuses on Afro-Brazil and she has been published in New York Magazine, The Washington Post and The Root. She produces weekly videos about Brazil at http://youtube.com/Kiratiana.