Benkos Bohio King of Matuna

A comic is trying to be made about Benkos Bohio King of Matuna, a black slave who fought for his freedom and with ten others found a city called San Basilio de Palenque, the legendary “village of the Cimarróns” The guys making the comic need $5,000 funding, please help, I would love to see this happen.

Benkos Biohó (born late 16th century – 1621) was said to have been born in the region of Bioho, Guinea Bissau, West Africa where he was seized by the Portuguese Pedro Gomez Reynel, the dealer, sold to businessman Juan Palacios and resold as a slave to the Spaniard Alonso del Campo in 1596, in Cartagena de Indias. He established the maroon community of San Basilio de Palenque some time in the 16th century. He was betrayed and hanged by the governor of Cartagena in 1619.

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