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African Diaspora

On Trying Ghanaian Food

End of last year I spent two months in Accra, Ghana. No, I am not Ghanaian or identifiably West African though my family, like many other Blacks in America, is the descendant of West African slaves. I saw enough people in Accra that looked like cousins, uncles, and familiar friends to reaffirm the trans-Atlantic connection. But let's get on to the food. To be honest, I knew in going on this trip that food would be an issue. I've previously tried Nigerian food in Houston and I've eaten egusi both in restaurants and family homes. Not to start any kind
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