‘Gate of Return’ launched by Benin

Finally, Benin has joined the Diaspora-targeted program aimed at bringing African-Americans back to their roots by launching their own home ‘Gate of Return’. According to the report of their official website, the Gate of No Return Marathon and Festival will be held in 2020/21 in Benin, West Africa. Organized in collaboration with the Government of Benin, this event aims to help heal the wounds that slavery left behind by reconnecting the descendants of those trafficked with their motherland, and to encourage the rediscovery of family roots, history and culture. Below…

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