Black Divers Give New Lens to the Middle Passage

Mar 9, 2023

10:00am – 11:00am CT

Recording: Black Divers Give New Lens to the Middle Passage, Mar 9, 2023

Millions of enslaved Africans were trafficked to the U.S during the transatlantic slave trade. Today Black scuba divers are searching for buried shipwrecks. Podcast series, Into the Depths, follows National Geographic Explorer Tara Roberts as she met with divers, marine archeologists,and historians investigating the lost stories of the slave trade. Join us to learn more about this journey and the instructional resources that have been created to help students understand this monumental event.

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