Monday’s Monument: Gaspar Yanga Statue, Yanga, Mexico

Monday’s Monument: Gaspar Yanga Statue, Yanga, Mexico

Gaspar Yanga was a member of the royal family in Gabon prior to being kidnapped and enslaved, working in the Veracruz sugar plantations. He is widely considered to have established one of the first free black settlements in North or South America. Yanga founded the...
Monday’s Monument: La Paloma, Monterrey, Mexico

Monday’s Monument: La Paloma, Monterrey, Mexico

Could that building’s color be enchilada red? San Antonio readers are probably disoriented by this photo. No, this is not the San Antonio Central Library. It is the Museo de Arte Contempor├íneo de Monterrey, designed by Ricardo Legorreta in 1991, the same year he...