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Goree Island

50 Countries and Counting: A Naturalista's Travel Adventures in Glorious Africa, Part I--Kenya, Senegal and Cabo Verde!

Patti R. Rose | Posted 01.19.2017 | Travel
Patti R. Rose

There are many misconceptions about travel to Africa, which is a beautiful continent with many wonderful places to visit. After all, it is the Motherl...

My Summer Vacation: Tanzania or Maine-ia

Randee Mia Berman | Posted 09.07.2013 | Travel
Randee Mia Berman

Don't know much about geometry. But I do know this: Summer = Vacation. It's a simple algebraic equation.

Obamas To Confront Ancestry On Senegal Slave Island

Agence France Presse | | Posted 08.26.2013 | Black Voices

When Barack and Michelle Obama visit Goree Island, a potent symbol of the slave trade off the Senegalese coast, it will be a moment to reflect not jus...

Roots

Alexis Adams | Posted 04.17.2012 | Home
Alexis Adams

I visited a slave castle on Senegal's Goree Island, which was one of the most powerful slave trade ports in the world from the 16th to the 19th century. It's a constant reminder of this country's tragic past.