Yanga, Veracruz
Yanga is a municipality located in the southern area of the State of Veracruz, Mexico, about 80 km from the state capital of Xalapa. The name, coming from an African language, means "príncipe". Yanga, the cimarron leader after whom it is named, was an enslaved African of the Yang-Bara tribe from around present-day Guinea. Yanga led a successful slave rebellion against the Spanish colonial authorities in 1609, and demanded a series of concessions from the viceregal authorities in order to lay down his weapons. One of these concessions, utterly unheard of at the time, was the establishment of a free town of former black slaves just a few kilometers from the city of Cordoba, Veracruz. Formerly known as San Lorenzo de los Negros or San Lorenzo de Cerralvo, the town was named after Juan Laurencio, the Jesuit friar who accompanied the expedition sent by the viceroy to crush the rebels. After a series of bloody skirmishers in which the Spaniards lost more men than the authorities were comfortable with, an agreement was reached and the town of San Lorenzo won its "small independence". The black inhabitants of San Lorenzo proclaimed their loyalty to the Church and the King of Spain, but refused to pay tribute to the Spanish government. They also agreed to capture runaway slaves and return them to their masters in return for a fee.
In 1932, the town of San Lorenzo was renamed in honor of the leader of the rebellion.

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The Historical Encyclopedia of World Slavery: A-K ; Vol. II, L-Z
The Historical Encyclopedia of World Slavery: A-K ; Vol. II, L-Z
Junius P. Rodriguez, 1997
He escaped from his master at the end of the sixteenth century and established a Maroon community—or palenque—in the piedmont of the Pico de Orizaba, near present-day Cordoba, Veracruz. For 30 years the Maroons were led by Yanga.
The Afro-Latino:A Historical Journey
The Afro-Latino:A Historical Journey
Leslie K. Best, 2010
Yanga was an enslaved African in Mexico who became the founder of the first town of freed slaves in the Americas in 1609. The town of Yanga in Veracruz, Mexico was named after this African leader who led a rebellion against the Spaniards.
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Encyclopedia of Slave Resistance and Rebellion: O-Z
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Yanga, Mexico The state of Veracruz, Mexico, is known for its beauty and its very large concentration of Afro-Mexicans. The state contains a hidden jewel, a city that is both quaint and important in Mexican and African Diaspora history. Yanga ...
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One of the New World's earliest maroon communities, San Lorenzo de los Negros, was renamed Yanga in 1932 after its founder, former African slave Gaspar Yanga. Revolting against the Spanish near Veracruz, Mexico, in 1570, Yanga, who ...
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Encuentran a calcinados en Yanga, Veracruz - El Blog del Narco - Mundonarco.com [ BLOG OFFICIAL ]
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Reinicia incendio en Yanga : RED NOTICIERO
Reinicia incendio en Yanga mayo 19, 2013 | By Red Noticiero | Réplica More Yanga, Veracruz. - Fuerte movilización de bomberos de Córdoba y Yanga, así como de la Policía Municipal, se registró durante la mañana de este sábado luego de que se diera la voz de alerta de que el fuego que consumió varios locales durante la noche del jueves y parte de la madrugada de este sábado, se había reiniciado.
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Terror en Yanga : Luis E. Monroy
Terror en Yanga mayo 18, 2013 | By Luis | Reply More Yanga, Veracruz. - Un voraz incendio registrado en uno de los edificios más antiguos del primer pueblo libre de América, provocó la rápida movilización de los diferentes grupos de auxilio de al menos tres municipios, el desalojo de varios locales así como también provocó el pánico entre los pobladores, luego de incendiarse por completo por causas hasta el momento no confirmadas, lo que dejó pérdidas millonarias.
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Black History Heroes: Gaspar Yanga and Blacks in Mexico: 1570 African Slave Revolt in Veracruz
Photo: Image of Statue of Gasper Yanga (aka El Yanga and Negro Yanga) of Yanga, Veracruz, MexicoThe heritage of Africans in Mexico after Christopher Columbus is a rarely explored topic in the history books of the Americas. Gasper Yanga is one of the neglected figures within African history in the Americas.
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Black History Month: Gaspar Yanga | The Mash
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AFRICA A.C.: 6 DE ENERO: CONMEMORACIÓN DE YANGA, VERACRUZ, COMO PRIMER PUEBLO LIBRE DE AMERICA
403 AÑOS DE LIBERTADEl primer pueblo libre de AmericaJosé Alfredo Grande SolísYanga, Veracruz. - Las historias sobre Nyanga o Gaspar Yanga y de Benkos Bioho o Domingo Bioho son muy similares.
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