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Uncovering the slave ship Sao Jose Paquete d’ Africa

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Uncovering the slave ship Sao Jose Paquete d’ Africa Source : The Washington Post

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Haunting relics from a slave ship headed for African American museum

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 Haunting relics from a slave ship headed for African American museum Source : The Washington Post

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Everyone’s Invited: Creating an Inclusive Ocean – Capitol Hill Ocean Talk

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Everyone’s Invited: Creating an Inclusive Ocean – Capitol Hill Ocean Talk Source...

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The very personal mission of the founder of the first diving club for African Americans

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The very personal mission of the founder of the first diving club for African Americans Source: The very personal mission of the founder of the first diving club |The Washington...

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UNC CSI to Host Slave Wrecks Project Archaeology Presentation | OBX Entertainment

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UNC CSI To Present ‘The Slave Wrecks Project’ Archaeology Presentation In Wanchese! SWP PI Jaco Boshoff headlines. Source: UNC CSI to Host Slave Wrecks Project Archaeology Presentation | OBX Entertainment

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The Slave Ship

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CBS 60 Minutes Scott Pelley reports on the Smithsonian and the Slave Wrecks Project’s journey to recover the first artifacts known to be preserved from a slave ship.   Two hundred years ago, a ship named for St. Joseph, sank in a terrible storm. Half the passengers survived but the sea closed over more than 200 men, women and children who were locked below the deck. You would think a disaster like that would be legendary. But the St. Joseph was a slave ship. And the screams bursting from the hold were the cries of cargo.  ...

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A surprising way to think about slavery – CBS News

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Historian and museum director Lonnie Bunch shows Scott Pelley a capital of the slave trade and explains why slavery is a story of strength in survival Source: A surprising way to think about slavery – CBS News

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Maritime History: See What Wrecks Were Discovered in 2015 | Scuba Diving

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SÃO JOSÉ-PAQUETE DE AFRICA Lost off the coast of Cape Town, South Africa, in 1794, this Portuguese slave ship drew the attention of researchers who spent years searching for it — recently, the authenticity of the São José-Paquete de Africa was confirmed by the Slave Wrecks Project, which educates the public about the global slave trade. Now over 200 years old, the São José-Paquete de Africa sank after it ran into submerged rocks about 300 feet from shore, killing more than half of the 500 enslaved people on board, while it was on its...

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Preview: The Slave Ship – Videos – CBS News

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Scott Pelley goes to Mozambique Island, once a center for the slave trade, where Portugal built a fort to defend their trade and to hold slaves before putting them aboard ships for the New World. There, teams from the National Museum of African American History and Culture and the Slave Wrecks Project locate underwater remains of one of those ships. Pelley reports on Sunday, November 1 at 7 p.m. ET/PT. Source: Preview: The Slave Ship – Videos – CBS...

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Ancient artifacts recovered from slave ship – Videos – CBS News

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In an excerpt from this coming Sunday’s “60 Minutes,” Scott Pelley follows National Museum of African-American History and Culture director Lonnie Burch to Africa hoping to find a shipwreck. Source: Ancient artifacts recovered from slave ship – Videos – CBS News

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