NEWS: Year of Return

“In 1999, former president of Benin, Mathieu Kireka, fell to his knees, begging the African diaspora for forgiveness for his country’s role in the Transatlantic Slave Trade, a trade that affected the lives of millions of Africans. A decade later, 2019 was named the Year of Return, by the West African country of Ghana, marking the 400th anniversary of the start of the Transatlantic Slave Trade….”

Read: Wrapping Up on 2019: The Year of Return for the African Diaspora

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