The Gambia

6 days

The Gambia

OurStory tours presents African American history in the West African nation of The Gambia. This trip follows in the footsteps of the iconic fictional character Kinta Kinte, brought to life by the African American novelist, Alex Haley in Roots. The tour centers around James Island, more commonly known as Kunta Kinteh Island, and the related sites in … Continue reading The Gambia

Senegal

6 days

Senegal

OurStory tours introduce Senegal as the next chapter in African American history on the northwest coast of Africa. This trip focuses on the slave trade, its impact on the country of Senegal and the influence of the events of the past across the Atlantic in the United States. The cities of Gorée and Saint-Lois are at the center … Continue reading Senegal

Ghana

8 Days

Ghana

Our story originates from the continent of Africa and our journey to the Americas began on the coasts of West Africa. This tour of Ghana allows students to dive into the history of their ancestors, will provide answers to the questions “Who am I?” and “Who do I want to be”. Students will visit numerous … Continue reading Ghana