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Tape Documenting the Discovery of the Ruins of the Henrietta Marie–A Slave Ship Speaks

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A recorded tape–A Slave Ship Speaks–documents the feelings of one of the divers who discovered the Henrietta Marie. It includes Harvard University professor Cornell West offering his thoughts on the discovery of the ship and on how Americans deal with the legacy of slavery. It also included Muhammad Nasir Athey–executive director of the American Anti-Slavery Group sharing his thoughts on the state of slavery in the world today, as well as Marion Sykes, co-chair of the NABS (National Association of Black Scuba Divers) shipwreck committee, as well as her Husband Oswald Sykes, the chair of the NABS shipwreck committee sharing their opinions on the significance of the finding of the Henrietta Marie.

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