Tag Archive: Goree Island

The Gory and Glorious History of Gorée Island

“Africa will write its own history and in both north and south it will be a history of glory and dignity” – Patrice Lumumba...

Article | December 13, 2017
Gorée Island: From Slavery To The Promotion Of Reconciliation

It is a famous, or is it infamous, island which is well known for slavery, death, human suffering, sexual exploitation and inhuman behaviour. Gorée Island...

Article | December 11, 2017
Echoes from Goree: Resisting a Contemporary African Slave Trade

Visiting Goree Island in Senegal did not turn out to be as eerie as I had initially anticipated. And I wasn’t going to have...

Article | December 06, 2017