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Ghana's Year Of Return: Should We Move, Visit, Or Not Go?

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Throughout 2019 various well known African-Americans, such as comedian STEVE HARVEY,  rapper LUDACRIS, and real estate mogul JAY MORRISON highlighted their visits to GHANA, dubbed THE YEAR OF RETURN; in part, because it marked the 400 year anniversary of enslaved Africans being brought to the shores of what is now known as the U.S in 1619. Leading up to the YEAR OF RETURN, the GHANAIAN government highly encouraged AFRICAN-AMERICANS to visit, do business, buy land, or even repatriate back to GHANA. DR. BOYCE WATKINS recently visited and encouraged other AFRICAN-AMERICANS to do the same, while ANTONIO MOORE of TONE TALKS suggested the YEAR OF RETURN is a hyped up marketing ploy to increase GHANIAN tourism with no long term effects towards bridging the gap between AFRICAN-AMERICANS and AFRICANS. Special guests, Ghanaian immigrant, FRANK ASSANTE & African-American, VARIAN "CHIEF X" XAVIER, both recently return from separate trips to GHANA and drop by to discuss TRUTHS & MYTHS about the YEAR OF RETURN.  MENTAL DIALOGUE asking the questions America's afraid to ask. ALL I ASK IS THAT YOU THINK