PBS NewsHour

Black scuba divers explore the wreckage of slave ships

Clip: 02/09/2022 | 7m 43s | Video has closed captioning.

Between the 16th and 19th centuries, millions of enslaved Africans were forcibly transported to the Americas across the Atlantic ocean on a voyage known as the “Middle Passage." One group is taking a literal deep dive into that history, in hopes of making some important discoveries and raising awareness of the implications it has for people today. Jeffrey Brown reports.

Aired: 02/09/22

Rating: NR

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