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Steve Harvey receives a copy of ‘the right stuff comes in black too’ from Ghanaian inventor

The Famous Fiber Optic Inventor , and Founder of Silicon valley of Ghana, Dr Thomas O. Mensah, presented an autographed copy of his book, The Right Stuff Comes in Black Too, to Entertainer Steve Harvey during his Year of Return Visit to Ghana. The year of return is the Brain Child of His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo , President of the Republic of Ghana. This Program has been very successful in bringing blacks from the Diaspora in the United States of America, United Kingdom, The Caribbean and Brazil. to Ghana this year. 

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Trip to Africa is one to remember for students in the Bronx

Bronx high school students got an incredible opportunity to learn more about the rich cultural history of Senegal.

Students traveled overseas just last month and say the trip changed them.

Natoya German and Makkedah Ramsey were among the few that spent a week in Senegal last month.

“I can finally find meaning in the word, ‘black is beautiful,'” said German.

 

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American actor Samuel L. Jackson in Ghana to shoot documentary on slavery

World-acclaimed American film actor  Samuel L. Jackson, is currently in Ghana. The actor, whose films have made the highest total gross revenue is in the country to shoot a documentary on slavery.

The documentary, ‘Enslaved’,  will be a six-part series which will be hosted by Samuel L. Jackson. The series, created by documentary will chart the horror of slavery through underwater archaeology. Read more

American actor Samuel L. Jackson travels to Africa to meet his relatives in Gabon

By Halligan Agade

American actor and film producer Samuel L. Jackson has traced his ancestry through Finding Your Roots, an American docu-series that uses traditional genealogical research and genetics to discover the family history of celebrities.American actor Samuel L. Jackson travels to Africa to meet his relatives in Gabon.

The Hollywood veteran found discovered his roots to the Bantu tribe in the West African nation of Gabon.

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