Riches From Freetown

Kwame Kwei Armah makes an emotional journey through Freetown, in Sierra Leone, to discover how the slave trade has influenced a generation of writers and if the memory of it is still alive in a country that has passed through colonial independence and bloody civil war.
A descendent of the slave trade himself, Kwame explores how art is being used to emancipate the modern Sierra Leonean of a history written by a 'white hand', in an effort to reclaim an African identity denied to many by the very creation of Freetown itself.

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