Black Star

Black Star

From learning our Ghanian names (mine is Kweko since I was born on a Wednesday) to understanding how Ghanaians feel about colonization and independence from the United Kingdom in 1957, our education in Ghana is slowly evolving. The folks we have met feel that...
Market Maze and Thunder

Market Maze and Thunder

Once you enter Makola, the biggest market in Accra, it’s easy to lose all sense of time and space. It’s like Vegas, but full of culture and anything you might want, from food to hair weaves, watches, soap, and zippers. We navigated by holding on to our...
Feed Your Eyes

Feed Your Eyes

It’s a wonderful thing to step into a foreign airport in a foreign country, wonder what in the world is the next step, then hear a shout: “Chris!” and see the familiar face of Nana Rokoto greeting us with a smile. Nana is a comedian and a chief who...
Ghana Bound!

Ghana Bound!

We are excited to be taking an adventure to see the root of the traditions we have been documenting for the past few years on Staten Island. We are headed to Ghana tomorrow evening with the help and support of our dear friends (and mentors) Samuel Owusu-Sekyere and...