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statue of freed slaves on Goree Island (Ile Gorée) in West Africa (An island west of Senegal and belonging to Senegal)

statue of freed slaves on Goree Island (Ile Gorée) in West Africa (An island west of Senegal and belonging to Senegal) Racers were to visit the Slave House and drop a rose thru the doorway in memory of all the slaves taken to other lands

Slave trade _ House of Slaves, Gorée Island, Dakar, Senegal (1780) Door of no return

Slave trade _ House of Slaves, Gorée Island, Dakar, Senegal The Africans sold their own people to whites. African tribes sold anyone they captured in battle.

Pope John Paul II stands on the threshold of a former slave-trade depot on Goree Island during his 1992 trip to Senegal

Pope John Paul II stands on the threshold of a former slave-trade depot on Goree Island during his 1992 trip to Senegal

Djembe drummer from Goree island, Senegal. Photo by Ariadne Van Zandbergen

Djembe drummer from Goree island, Senegal. find a hand drum group near you. nice folks will get you started.

The Door of No Return on Goree Island @Courtney Winsor for the places you've been board!

House of Slaves, Goree Island, Senegal - Travel Photos by Galen R Frysinger, Sheboygan, Wisconsin

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