Obama: Visiting Goree Island ‘very powerful’

Obama: Visiting Goree Island ‘very powerful’

Jun. 27, 2013
After he and his family toured Goree Island, an island off the coast of Senegal that was a slave trading depot between the 15th and 19th centuries, President Obama said, as an African-American president, the visit gave him "greater motivation" in defending human rights worldwide.
CBS News
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