New York’s Ghanaian community celebrates independence

WNYC News, March 6, 2007

Today, the West African nation of Ghana celebrates 50 years of independence. After a turbulent history, Ghana is now a democracy. There’s a large Ghanaian community in New York and the ties between New York and Ghana go all the way back to the birth of the US civil rights movement. WNYC’s Siddhartha Mitter has the story.