UNESCO Ghana-Kansas City Host Historic Enslavement Apology
From Ghana to Underground Railroad – African American Heritage as World Heritage
By: Creative City KC Inc
KC Hosts Cape Coast-Ghana Durbar of Chiefs in Historic Enslavement Apology
(Kansas City, MO) A cultural assemblage is set to converge on Kansas City, as the vision of The United Nations Decade of People of African Descent realizes a significant event, Wednesday, September 28th, 2022. "It's time to say what needs to be said to all African Diaspora and we must have the conversation and resolve our actions and inactions as rulers of our Kingdoms during the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade which is deeply regretted.", as expressed by Nana Obokese Ampah I, Apagyehen of Asebu Kingdom, Ghana, Founder and President of Obokese University of Excellence.
Supported by the only UNESCO Creative City of Music in the United States-KC, a solemn ceremony will include a pilgrimage to the site of the Quindaro Underground Railroad site in Kansas City, Kansas where dignitaries and 100 delegates from Ghana will gather along with local and national leaders. "It isn't enough to ask others for an apology. We must first forgive ourselves." Said Obokese.
The slave trade regularly used the triangular trade (https://en.wikipedia.org/
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