Categories: Entertainment

Steve Harvey cries during visit to slave castles in Ghana (photos, videos)

Steve Harvey appears to break down during the tour of the slave castles in Ghana in West Africa (Photo: YouTube/Official Steve Harvey)

Entertainment mogul Steve Harvey admitted he broke down in tears multiple times during his tour of Ghana’s slave castles where the infamous TransAtlantic Slave Trade was born.

The Kings of Comedy legend said he felt the spirit of the many West Africans who were brutalized in these castles and herded like cattle for the torturous trip across the Atlantic Ocean.

Harvey accompanied by his wife, Marjorie, visited Elmina Castle on the Cape Coast where they were getting a tour and of the trading post that was erected by the Portuguese in the 1400s. This is the latest leg of his multi-country vacation and he said he feels robbed that he never got to see home before now.

Former President Barack Obama and wife Michelle famously toured the same facilities back in 2009.

Check out Harvey’s emotional journey back through history on both his Instagram and YouTube pages.





Terry Shropshire @RoyalTeeATL

A military veteran and Buckeye State native, I've written for the likes of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Atlanta Business Chronicle and the Detroit Free Press. I'm a lover of words, photography, books, travel, animals and The Ohio State Buckeyes. #GoBucks

Recent Posts

Trivia show ‘What’s Your HBCU IQ?’ tests celebs’ HBCU knowledge

Watch Fonzworth Bentley and Towanda Braxton take the quiz.

4 hours ago

New OWN show examines manhood through Black teen’s lens

OWN’s new coming-of-age drama television series from Academy Award winner Tarell Alvin McCraney, "David Makes Man," tells the story of…

6 hours ago

Cardi B reacts after Tekashi 6ix9ine snitches on her in federal court

During his final day of testifying in a federal court, rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine continued to snitch on his gang counterparts…

7 hours ago

Antonio Brown’s firing from New England Patriots inspires hilarious memes

Record-breaking NFL wide receiver Antonio Brown has now been fired from four major companies in the past six months, including…

7 hours ago

Keisha Nicole is all smiles when it comes to lending her voice to the community

Be it her contagious laugh or luminous smile, Los Angeles native, Keisha Nicole is the one they're talking about when…

7 hours ago

5 healthy reasons to stop eating meat for good

It's time to finally put down the chicken and beef and turn over a new leaf. Plant-based diets have been…

7 hours ago