A painting in the Palmillas Musem depicts the slave revolt in 1609 that lead to Yanga becoming “el primer pueblo libre de los Americas.” (Photo by Reagan Jackson)

A painting in the Palmillas Musem depicts the slave revolt in 1609 that lead to Yanga becoming "el primer pueblo libre de los Americas." (Photo by Reagan Jackson)

A painting in the Palmillas Musem depicts the slave revolt in 1609 that lead to Yanga becoming “el primer pueblo libre de los Americas.” (Photo by Reagan Jackson)

Alex Stonehill

Alex is a cofounder and editor of The Seattle Globalist. He's a visual journalist whose work has been published by PBS, The Seattle Times, FRONTLINE/World and the Seattle Weekly.  Alex teaches journalism in the University of Washington's Department of Communication and recently directed the documentary film Barzan.

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