12 minutes | Jan 25, 2019

EP 49 - The Truth About Kunta Kinte

 In This Episode: 

Many of us know of Kunta Kinte from all the slavery stories we've been told. However, most of us do not know the truth about where the name originated from.

I will be taking you on a journey of the beautiful country, where the name originated.

Mentioned In This Episode:

  1. Kunta Kinte: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kunta_Kinte 
  2. Republic of the Gambia: https://eros.usgs.gov/westafrica/country/republic-gambia 
  3. Harmattan: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harmattan  
  4. Alex Haley: https://www.history.com/topics/black-history/alex-haley 
  5. Roots: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0075572/ 
  6. Transatlantic Slave Trade: https://www.usaid.gov/letgirlslearn 
  7. Afro manding Blues: https://allafrica.com/stories/201405020675.html 

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