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Old slave ad

Malick's girlfriend's uncle had a painting on the wall of the famous "point of no return" on the Ile de Goree in Dakar where slaves were loaded off onto ships, and this old newspaper ad was worked into it. People here love Bill Clinton because (so they say) he cried when he visited the slave memorial there.
Mame diarra

April 2nd 2008
As some of you know by now I ended up spending a lot more time in Senegal than anticipated 😊 I was planning to be in Dakar only for a few days but I loved it too much. The third day I awoke to a thin layer of dust over EVERYTHING in my room; I opened the French doors and everything was yellow--the air, the street, the sky. As the manager downstairs explained, "Dakar a été envahie par le ... read more
Africa » Senegal » Cape Verde Peninsula » Dakar

Senegalese Flag Independent from France in 1960, Senegal joined with The Gambia to form the nominal confederation of Senegambia in 1982. However, the envisaged integration of the two countries was never carried out, and the union was dissolved in 1989. Despite peace... ... read more
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