<p>Photo: Gorée Island's Slave House</p>

Gorée Island's Slave House is a museum and memorial to Africans who lost their freedom.

Photograph by Gordon Gahan

Senegal Experiences

  • Picture of a man playing the 21-stringed kora at Senegal's St.-Louis jazz fest

    The Jazz Capital of West Africa

    Riverboats, wrought iron balconies, Creole culture, a famous jazz fest, and flamboyance in the face of hardship. Where else could this describe but … Saint-Louis, Senegal?

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    Fongoli Chimps

    On the savannas of Senegal, chimpanzees are hunting bush babies with spearlike sticks, offering clues to our own evolution.

  • <p>Photo: A pair of hands fist pump</p>

    Hip Hop Culture

    Whether you trace it to New York's South Bronx or the villages of West Africa, hip-hop has become the voice of a generation.

  • Photo: Gorilla pounding chest

    Lowland Gorilla Family

    Kingo and his family of western lowland gorillas are giving researchers an intimate glimpse into their private lives.

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