The month of August commemorates the activities of the Founding Fathers in Ghana. It is a significant month in the History of Ghana which is formerly known as the Gold Coast. This year, it has become even more memorable with the arrival of Viola Fletcher. At age 107, she is the oldest living survivor of the Tulsa Massacre of 1921.
For many, visiting the motherland is a dream. Viola’s survival story has echoed around the world, cementing her as a living pillar of Black history. Her recent testimony before congress has inspired many. For years she has been a forceful voice in the fight for reparations for one of the worst episodes of racial violence in U.S. history. Viola Fletcher is not only a survivor but a fighter and a hero.
We at travel to do good believe in good storytelling, because being the heard voice, is one of the many ways to leave a positive impact. Visit our website to find out more about our upcoming “Ghana Homecoming” trip. Be a part of something great. Immerse yourself in the rich history and culture of this beautiful West African country.