Traditional Ghanian music fills Dewitt Clinton

Kings and tribal leaders with their entourage at the annual Durbar celebration.
Photo by Silvio Pacifico

The Ghananian commmunity of Tracey Towers in Norwood feted their heritage with a Durbar celebration Saturday, July 12 at Dewitt Clinton High School. Traditional music, food and costumes were on full display. The Tracey Towers Tenant Organization and the Ghanaian Committee plan to continue this event and utilize it to raise money for computers and other materials needed to assist Tracey Towers youth.

Nana Agyare, dressed as a Gyasehene leader, and Nana Bonsu.
Photo by Silvio Pacifico

Congressman Charlie Rangel is clearly enjoying more than just his recent primary election win in a district that now includes part of the Bronx. Here he’s joined by fellow guests of honor Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj and Councilman Andy King.
Photo by Silvio Pacifico

Reach Reporter Ben Kochman at (718) 742–3394. E-mail him at bkochman@cnglocal.com. Follow him on Twitter @benkochman.

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