Two Survivors of Tulsa Race Massacre Accept Ghanaian Citizenship 

Two survivors of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre accepted Ghanaian citizenship, according to Ghana Web. Viola Fletcher, 107, and her brother Van Ellis, 100, arrived in Ghana last week as part of a tour to mark the 100-year anniversary of the massacre. The two reportedly visit Osu Castle Dungeon, where the enslaved were kept before being shipped overseas. “We accept it with great joy and we thank the president for this great honor,” they said. In a naming ceremony by the Ghana Tourism Authority, Diaspora Africa Forum and Osu Traditional Council, Fletcher was named “Naa Lamely” and Ellis was named “Bio Lanety,” Ghana Web reported. […]

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