President Obama visits slave site studied by Ana Lucia Araujo in Public Memory of Slavery: Victims and Perpetrators in the South Atlantic

President Barack Obama's recent visit to  Goree Island, Senegal, was understandably a very emotional one, as it was for Nelson Mandela years ago. Many news reports indicate that the homage paid to the House of Slaves has caused a furor because of disputes on whether is an authentic historical site for slavery. In Public Memory of… Continue reading President Obama visits slave site studied by Ana Lucia Araujo in Public Memory of Slavery: Victims and Perpetrators in the South Atlantic