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Real Stories Originals

Black Star: A Story Of Self-Repatriation To Africa

Series 2, Episode 3

Black Star: A Story Of Self-Repatriation To Africa

After being hassled by the police in Oakland, California, African-American musician Sunru Carter decided to 'repatriate' himself to Ghana. He retraced the journey of his great-grandfather who had been enslaved in Ghana; sold in Charlottesville, Virginia; and taken to work on the plantation of James Monroe, 5th President of the United States.

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