Kayomi Wada is a M.A. student at the University of Washington Tacoma. She earned a B.A. from the University of Washington in Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences concentrating in Arts, Media, and Culture. She is currently researching Japanese American and African American communities in the Pacific Northwest.
On February 16, 1827, The Church Missionary Society (CMS) founded Fourah Bay College, the first college in West Africa. The first principal of the college was Rev. Edward Jones, an African American minister. It was located atop Mount Aureol in Freetown, the capital of Sierra … Read MoreFourah Bay College (1827- )