Prof. Heywood Discusses the Earliest Africans in the US for NPR Nantucket

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December 5th, 2017

Linda Heywood, Professor of History and African American Studies, was interviewed for NPR Nantucket’s CrossCurrents program, hosted by Scott Widmeyer. In this episode, titled “We Better Know Our History w/ Dr. Linda Heywood,” Professor Heywood discusses the first Africans recorded in the present-day United States, who arrived in what is now Hampton, Virginia in 1619. To listen to the interview, click here.