The finished product. ❤️💚💙 #DayStar #Senya
The beginning… #ghana #senya #paintprojectatDayStar
I learned like five different games today, and I lost every single one of them lol. #ghana #Senya

In Everlasting Memory of the Anguish of Our Ancestors.

In Everlasting Memory of the Anguish of Our Ancestors.

Going into it, I was a little nervous, because I wasn’t sure what my reaction would be. I was telling another volunteer that seeing the Cape Coast Slave Castle for me would be like seeing “The Reason” for so many things: The reason many Black Americans feel uprooted and don’t know why. The catalyst for the birth of gospel music and jazz. The reason for the need of abolition. The precursor to…

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They are so ridiculous lol. Always trying to be camera ready #TheDayITurnedMyClassroomIntoANewsroom
One of my favorite moments in Ghana so far HAD to be this hip-hop concert in Accra last weekend. I’m not sure how to say “Dope” in Twi, but this was that. #EL #Sarkodie #GhanaianHipHop #alliancefrancaise
"Black, my family thick like they’re striped molasses. Star on the rise in the eyes of the masses…" #BlackStarMonument #IndependenceSquare #Accra #travelnoire #allmyotherjumppicslookedcray
The Arts in Jamestown, Accra. ☺️
I love how youthfulness needs no translation - children will be children wherever you go. #breaktime #chf #notochildlabor #yestoeducation
View from the tro tro.
"Teach a child the way he should go and even when he is old, he will not depart from it." Prov 22:6 #MyStudents enlightening me every time we meet. ☺️
And another new love of my life: Fufu. Lol
One of my classes aka the new loves of my life. Hard at work on their speeches for the day. ☺️😍 #Form2 #MyStudentsAreSpeakersThough

Cape Coast and the View From the Rainforest

This past weekend I took my first trip OUTSIDE of Greater Accra, as we
made our way to Cape Coast. Cape Coast is about a 2 hour trotro ride
from Kasoa and is a coastal town which is home to one of the Slave
Castles in Ghana, Kakum National Park, and the University of Cape
Coast. Unlike a lot of other places in Ghana, Cape Coast is very
touristy. One of the first things I noticed once we arrived in…

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