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United Nations: The Cruel Legacy of Slavery and a Vision for the Future

December 3, 2019

At the UN’s Ark of Return memorial, members of the United Nations Congressional Black Caucus were joined by Academy Award-nominated actor Djimon Hounsou, who reflected on the transatlantic slave trade’s cruel history and offered a vision for the future.

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okayafrica: In conversation with Djimon Hounsou

April 20, 2020

In Conversation with Djimon Hounsou about the Beninese star's directorial debut, his role in A Quiet Place Part II, and on unifying Africans through The Gate of Return Marathon and Festival.

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Fox 5: Djimon Hounsou live on ‘Good Day New York’

December 4, 2019

Thanks to Fox 5 and its anchors Rosanna Scotto and Lori Stokes for hosting us at their studio where Djimon Hounsou announced the Djimon Hounsou Foundation and the Gate of Return Marathon & Festival in Benin, West Africa.

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Europa Newswire: Djimon Hounsou visits Ark of Return at UN to highlight modern slave trade

December 3, 2019

Members of the US Congressional Black Caucus were joined by Benin’s actor Djimon Hounsou today at the UN’s Ark of Return memorial to reflect on the transatlantic slave trade’s cruel history and legacies.

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