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Eric Adams invokes Obama ahead of ‘spiritual journey' to Ghana

1 month ago   |   By Politico

NEW YORK - Mayor-elect Eric Adams will head to Ghana Monday evening for a “spiritual journey” he likened to President Barack Obama's excursion there in 2009 , despite a worsening Covid-19 outbreak around the globe.
“My ancestors came over here in the bottom of slave ships,” Adams told reporters Monday, following an unrelated event in Brooklyn. “And 400 years later, I'm the mayor of one of the most important cities in New York.
“I'm going there to pray. I'm going there to do some spiritual cleansing that's there,” he added. “The people of Ghana, just like Obama when he ran for president...
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