Feature: Pan-Africanism in Ghana

Our first feature from the Sites of Memory Initiative: The Pan-Africanism in Ghana Project The project was investigated by undergraduate Tamara Jones ’17. Her project was focused on pan-Africanism and how it is expressed in Ghana versus how it is in the United States. In addition, explored the ideology that all Africans and African descendants Read more about Feature: Pan-Africanism in Ghana[…]

The Start of a New Chapter for Ghana

In 1957 the Republic of Ghana achieved independence from its colonial ruler, the United Kingdom, making it the first nation in sub-Saharan Africa to be a sovereign entity. There were several individuals that contributed to these efforts, amongst them were Dr. Kwame Nkrumah. Nkrumah served as the first and last Prime Minister of the Gold Read more about The Start of a New Chapter for Ghana[…]