Angola: President Defends Close Relationship With African-Americans.

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Date: Sept. 20, 2021
Publisher: AllAfrica Global Media
Document Type: Article
Length: 641 words
Lexile Measure: 1520L

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President defends close relationship with African-Americans Politics Luanda - The President of the Republic, João Lourenço, defended this Monday in Washington a close relationship between African countries and the African-American community. "The suffering that our brothers went through in the time of slavery touches us deeply. For this reason, we have to establish a closer relationship between our African countries and our diaspora, part of which is here in the United States of America," President Lourenço said after visiting the National Museum of African-American History and Culture. The Angolan president, who said he was surprised and moved by the museum's collection, said he had invited the Tucker family to visit Angola in the near future to share their experience with the National Archive, the universities and the Angolan communities. "Today it is this family, tomorrow it will be another, in order to maintain the link with their origins, with the African continent," he added. The Tucker family, who today spoke...

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