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Obama Africa Trip 2013

Obama Shares Thoughts On Visit To Senegal Slave Island

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 06.27.2013 | Black Voices

GOREE ISLAND, Senegal -- President Barack Obama is calling his visit to a Senegalese island, from which Africans were said to have been shipped across...

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...

Obamas Making Long-Anticipated Return To Africa

AP | NEDRA PICKLER | Posted 08.26.2013 | Black Voices

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is heading to Africa, and the health of former South African leader Nelson Mandela is hanging over the plann...