Slavery: Heritage & Identity Series 25 Minute Full Series

  • In World Ocean Radio's Slavery: Heritage and Identity series we discuss the maritime origins of slavery; the last slave ships that ran kidnapped cargo from Africa to North America; the atrocities of the slave trade and the continuity of structural racism within the U.S. and elsewhere; examples of people of African origin taking back their history and cultural interpretation; the ways in which our shared identity have been shaped by an amalgamation of cultures; projects around the world established to liberate the history surrounding slavery and the slave trade; the conservation and protection of submerged heritage resources; and educational curriculum in Africa and beyond designed to promote connection and ocean literacy. This episode represents the five-part series in one 25-minute episode

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