A barque, a brig, and a schooner... walk into a bar

"Our lives matter. Our history matters": Keith Stokes with 1696 Heritage Group

September 18, 2020 Tall Ships America Season 1 Episode 10
A barque, a brig, and a schooner... walk into a bar
"Our lives matter. Our history matters": Keith Stokes with 1696 Heritage Group
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A barque, a brig, and a schooner... walk into a bar
"Our lives matter. Our history matters": Keith Stokes with 1696 Heritage Group
Sep 18, 2020 Season 1 Episode 10
Tall Ships America

Join Nic as he talks to Keith Stokes about African heritage in colonial and early American maritime colonies, with a focus on Newport, Rhode Island. Keith explains how free and enslaved Africans contributed to the Atlantic maritime world, and the major differences between what slavery looked like in northern and southern colonies & states. Keith also addresses how Africans viewed fellow Africans, free and enslaved, that participated in the slave trade. You can view more of Keith's work at 1696heritage.com. Please consider supporting Tall Ships America by becoming a member at tallshipsamerica.org!

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Join Nic as he talks to Keith Stokes about African heritage in colonial and early American maritime colonies, with a focus on Newport, Rhode Island. Keith explains how free and enslaved Africans contributed to the Atlantic maritime world, and the major differences between what slavery looked like in northern and southern colonies & states. Keith also addresses how Africans viewed fellow Africans, free and enslaved, that participated in the slave trade. You can view more of Keith's work at 1696heritage.com. Please consider supporting Tall Ships America by becoming a member at tallshipsamerica.org!