American comedian and television host Steve Harvey could not hide his emotions after his visit to the Cape Coast Castle.
Harvey who has made a historic visit to Ghana as part of activities to mark the Year of Return, visited one of the main structures of the transatlantic slave trade which has been in existence from the 16th to the 19th centuries.
This year marks 400 years since the first black slaves landed in Jamestown Virginia in the United States of America.
Steve Harvey was intensely wowed and shaking his head incessantly as he and his family paid a visit to the dungeon of the slaves located in Cape Coast in the Central region of Ghana.
And Upon hearing the narration of how the whole incident had happen all those years he was stricken by sorrow.
The TV personality shared a video of the visit on his Instagram page with the caption: “Visit to the Ghana Slave Castles”.
He said, “This was real pain I felt going back to Ghana’s slave castles…I could feel my ancestors on me… Powerful beyond words that I can explain. I encourage as many of you as possible to go HOME for your ancestors. Their strength is in each of us and we must honor their ultimate sacrifice in all that we do. #TheYearofTheReturn ????:”
His wife also shared photos of the adventure and said, “We had an extremely emotional day. Visited Elmina Castle and Cape Coast Castle in Ghana today. #theyearofreturn2019