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“My journey to Africa began with "I can't. I mean, I got so damned tired of people telling me what I "can't" do, because I am black... Well, so far, I've done everything they told me I couldn't do. This book is just another...”

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I am the author of two nonfiction books... which I am sure would be of great assistance to those interested in other cultures... I am also one of those early pioneers that helped in the reestablishing of relationship between/with, Africans, African Americans,, at ground-level... My journey (SANKOFA) begins with my introduction to nationalism in New York during the cultural revolution of the early 1960s. Disillusioned with the social and political situation that prevailed at that time, I moved to Accra, Ghana with less than $300.00 and a vow to make a new home for myself. It concentrates on my eleven years (1965 to 1976) living, working and traveling in Ghana, Togo and the Ivory Coast. I details my training by some of West Africans most gifted and master carvers. While there (1966) I was adopted by an Ashanti-Paramount Chief, Nana Kwaku Duah, and bestowed the tribal name of "Achampong," and thereafter called, "Kojo Achampong" It was a rich journey through the languages, foods and customs of my people. A story which not only have historical significance, but one I feel would be of special interest to American Blacks, and other minorities in seeking out their heritage. Since returning to America I have practiced the jewelry making craftsmanship, acquired in Africa... I have completed the first in a series of children picture books, featuring African-Mythologies... I also feel that every American, especially those of African descent, should make it a point to visit the land of their ancestors at least once during their life. Sincerely, The Author

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