Renée Cox as Queen Nanny of the Maroons
Queen Nanny is a Jamaican national hero as a member of the maroons (escaped slaves who formed autonomous communities in Jamaica) she helped free slaves, fight off the British to maintain the maroons’ autonomy, and was also an obeah spiritual leader. Here, the Jamaican-American photographer, Renée Cox channels her energy in images taken in the Blue Mountains of Jamaica. This image is titled River Queen.
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