Leaving the United States

@article{Lefever2000LeavingTU,
  title={Leaving the United States},
  author={Harry G. Lefever},
  journal={Journal of Black Studies},
  year={2000},
  volume={31},
  pages={174 - 195}
}
The above words appear on a sign posted at the entrance to the village of Oyotunji in Sheldon, South Carolina. Named after Oyo, a major ancient Yoruba city in Nigeria, Oyotunji literally means "Oyo rises again" or "the ancient city of Oyo returned" (Hunt, 1979, p. 53; Morales, 1995, p. 126). Constructed on a 10-acre tract of land, Oyotunji is modeled on a Nigerian Yoruba village, with a palace for the king and his several wives and children, residences for other families, a market bazaar, and… Expand
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