Nancy Pelosi

Nancy Pelosi: Seeing Ghana slave site was transformative
Nancy Pelosi says seeing where slaves were kept before going across the Atlantic has been transformative.

Nancy Pelosi tearful as she recalls slave trade

BBC World Service

Nancy Pelosi looks on during her visit to the palace used by Paramount Chief of Cape Coast traditional area, Osaabarima Kwesi Atta II, after her tour at Cape Coast Castle which was used as a trading post from where slaves would be taken to America, in Ghana July 30, 2019.
Nancy Pelosi is leading a high-powered delegation on her visit to Ghana

The Speaker of the US House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, has given an emotional address to parliament in Ghana on the 400th anniversary of the first enslaved Africans arriving in America.

Ms Pelosi appeared tearful as she recalled the horrors of the slave trade.

She paid tribute to the contribution African Americans had made to the United States and said that Ghana's struggle for independence had been an inspiration for the civil rights movement led by Martin Luther King and others.