Our guest: Dr. Marcus Rediker, PhD - author, historian, filmmaker.
Seized by the story of the Amistad Rebellion (a major turning point in the history of America, slavery, and human rights worldwide) historian and filmmaker, he went in search of the “Ghosts of Amistad.” Join us as he retraces his pilgrimage to Mendeland (now Sierra Leone) West Africa.
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On the show this week, we pay tribute to the United Nations-declared International Day of Remembrance for Victims of the Transatlantic Slave Trade.