All posts by Mariah Benjamin

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Controversy of the African Renaissance Monument

You may think this monument is beautiful, but here's the real story behind why people don't like it here in Senegal

Goree Island

For a field trip, my group went to Goree island. Goree island is right off the coast of Senegal. It is the famous slave trade island. In this island there were a total of 28 legal slave houses that sold 20 million slaves. As you know many slaves didn’t make it to the Caribbean or the ...