Year of Return: T.I. and wife sad after hearing Slave Trade story at Elmina Castle

Year of Return: T.I. and wife sad after hearing Slave Trade story at Elmina Castle

During their visit to the Elmina Castle in the Central Region, famous American rapper, T.I. and his wife, were seen in a sorrowful and angry mood after hearing the story of our ancestors during the Slave Trade.

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T.I. and his wife's visit to Ghana forms part of the on-going 'Year of Return' campaign as some top American celebrities keep coming down to visit Ghana.

Photos making rounds on social media show T.I. and his wife in a sad mood, wearing frown on their faces as the Slave Trade was narrated to them at the Elmina Castle.

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It has been exactly 400 years since the first black slaves landed in Jamestown Virginia in the US.

Ghana has become the scene of nonstop visits from famous Black American and Carribean celebrities as they pass through to mark the 'Year of Return', an initiative set aside by the government to commemorate 400 years of the arrival of the first enslaved Africans in Jamestown, Virginia.

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Since this initiative began many African Americans have made their way into the country to learn more about their history.

Some include Steve Harvey, Samuel L Jackson, Anthony Anderson, Micheal Jai White, Boris Kodjoe, Nicole Ari Parker, Diggy Simmons and many others.

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