Obama in Dakar, Senegal

Posted by: garyW

Obama in Dakar, Senegal - 06/27/13 10:46 AM

Amazing photos in the context of the American story, the arc of history and the struggle that continues for equality for all. President Obama looks out of the “door of no return” during a tour of the ‘House of Slaves‘ on Goree Island, the origin of the Atlantic slave trade to America.




Posted by: steveg

Re: Obama in Dakar, Senegal - 06/27/13 11:59 AM

I would've thought he'd have gone home. To Kenya. grin
Posted by: garyW

Re: Obama in Dakar, Senegal - 06/27/13 12:34 PM

In Foxworld they think the president is in Africa to golf ….


Posted by: Celandine

Re: Obama in Dakar, Senegal - 06/27/13 01:37 PM


I found that profoundly touching/disturbing.

"The Door of No Return" eek

That's Heavy


Posted by: Acumowchek

Re: Obama in Dakar, Senegal - 06/27/13 02:54 PM

Agreed. Just got a chill…