Queen Nanny

Queen Nanny: Ghanaian woman who led liberation army in Jamaica

Queen Nanny: Ghanaian woman who led liberation army in Jamaica

By Owei Lakemfa NANNY, a young Akan woman from present day Ghana, born about 1686 was captured with her four brothers and sold into slavery. They were taken on ‘The Journey of No Return’ across the Atlantic Ocean, becoming part of the 12.5 million Africans forced on this journey by Europeans and Americans who wanted free […]