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I spoke with artist and writer Isaiah Lopaz about 'Homegoing', the heart wrenching novel by Yaa Gyasi. The book traces the family lineage of two half-sisters. Effia becomes - against her will - the wife of the British governor of the Cape Coast Castle in Ghana. It’s a castle where enslaved people are being held before they are sold to western countries. Her half-sister Esi is being held captive in the castle before being sent to the United States. We read the stories of different generations, switching between the descendants of Effia and Esi. 'Homegoing' is a devastating story, painfully dissecting the horrors of slavery: what it has done to those who were taken, and to those who were not.
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