African Peoples

African American identity has many roots and many expressions that reach far back into our past.
Amulet in the form of miniature shackles
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The Amulet

The Lobi were a migratory people that traveled from Ghana to Burkina Faso to the Ivory Coast. They designed amulets as a source of power and protection. This amulet was used for protection against capture and enslavement.Read More