Feb 252010
 
Praise's Article: Cape Coast

Article #11 in the YCC Kids Club Ghana Student Life Stories Project Our Educational Trip to Cape Coast By Kakraba Praise, Age 13

While on the Canopy Walk, I looked down, down, down– two hundred and fifty meters down!– and I felt like I was going to fall through the leaves and smash upon the earth at any minute!

This was on a trip to Cape Coast with eleven other students, thanks to [...Read More!]

Jan 192010
 
Cape Coast Slave Castle

It is true: seeing remnants of the brutal trans-Atlantic slave trade is an utterly different experience in Africa than in America.

Throughout our lives as Americans, we study slavery and its legacy, reading textbooks, going to museums, hearing guest speakers, writing reports, and seeing movies. It rips your heart out, but America must never stop remembering!

When you enter the doors of Cape Coast slave castle in Ghana, however, you realize: there [...Read More!]

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