Sunday, June 30, 2013

ANGALIA PICHA ZA RAIS OBAMA ALIPOTEMBELEA BANDARI YA ZAMANI ILIYOKUWA IKITUMIKA KUSAFIRISHIA WATUMWA


Obamas at the 'Door of No Return': First Family makes emotional trip to former slaving port in Senegal from where captives were shipped to America 
Personally poignant: President Obama said that the visit to the former slave trade hub was important to him as an African American and an African American President tasked with protecting human rights
President Obama said that the visit to the former slave trade hub was important to him as an African American and an African American President tasked with protecting human rights
Tragic tourist destination: The Obamas visited Goree Island's Door of No Return where the slaves would embark on their journeys across the Atlantic Ocean
The Obamas visited Goree Island's Door of No Return where the slaves would embark on their journeys across the Atlantic Ocean
Facing history: President Obama took a tour of Goree Island outside of Dakar, Senegal where slaves used to be depart on boats bound for America in the late 18th century
Facing history: President Obama took a tour of Goree Island outside of Dakar, Senegal where slaves used to be depart on boats bound for America in the late 18th century
Touring: President Obama was accompanied to Goree Island by his wife Michelle, their eldest daughter Malia, Michelle's mother Marian Robinson and their niece Leslie
President Obama was accompanied to Goree Island by his wife Michelle, their eldest daughter Malia, Michelle's mother Marian Robinson and their niece Leslie
Obama peered out at the crashing waves through the island's 'Door of No Return,' at first by himself
Obama peered out at the crashing waves through the island's 'Door of No Return,' at first by himself
Mrs Obama joined him at the poignant doorway, and he said that the visit helped remind them of the importance of protecting civil rights
Grim history: President Obama has a sombre moment at the Door of No Return
President Obama has a sombre moment at the Door of No Return
Meaningful: Though the Maison des Esclaves has become a popular tourist destination, it was one of the more minor slave shipping ports in Senegal
Though the Maison des Esclaves has become a popular tourist destination, it was one of the more minor slave shipping ports in 

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