Stories of African Power&Triumph: TAI Announces the Griot Chief Webinar Series

The Upper West Won
The Upper West Won

Griot Chief Webinar Series “Stories of African Power & Triumph” Presents: “The Upper West Won: A New Narrative of the Enslavement Trade in Ghana”.

Revealing the Intricate Layers of African Historical Narratives, s, The Teaching Artist Institute announces the Griot Chief Webinar Series “The Upper West Won: A New Narrative of the Enslavement Trade in Ghana.”

This extraordinary webinar is an enriching exploration of African history and resilience. Scheduled for February 13, 2024, 1:00 PM EST. this groundbreaking webinar series provides a platform for understanding and celebrating the strength and triumphs of African people throughout history. The series aims to shift perspectives and bring forth untold narratives, as we remember and celebrate Black History. The specific focus of “The Upper West Won: A New Narrative of the Enslavement Trade in Ghana” will shed light on an often-overlooked aspect of history, providing attendees with a fresh perspective on the impact of the enslavement trade in the region.

Distinguished presenters for this illuminating event include:

  • Kim Poole
  • Ras Bandingu
  • Bernard Anbataayela Mornah
  • Prof. Vitus Nanbigne

Each presenter brings unique stories and valuable expertise to the table. Well known African elders who are considered “Talking libraries” will sharply recall an amazing series of events. This approach promises an insightful and thought-provoking exploration of historical events that have shaped the African experience both on the continent and throughout the African diaspora.

At Teaching Artist Institute, we believe in the power of storytelling to reshape narratives and foster a deeper understanding of history. This webinar series is a testament to our commitment to education, cultural enrichment, and the celebration of African heritage. Join us on February 13, 2024, at 1:00 PM EST, as we embark on a journey through time, unraveling the powerful and triumphant stories that have shaped the African experience. In returning Africa to its’ greatness, we cannot forget where we come from – for through this, we can undoubtedly understand where we are headed.

To participate in this extraordinary event, interested individuals are invited to register online at

Registrants will receive exclusive access to the webinar and an opportunity to engage with the presenters through a Q&A session.

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