MAAP | Mapping the African American Past

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Lynda Day details one famous African American whaler from Long Island

Lynda Day, Brooklyn College Professor of Africana Studies, describes the events surrounding the rescue of several Japanese sailors by a ship including Pyrrhus Concer, an African American whaler from Southampton.

Source: Center for Public Archaeology at Hofstra University

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Produced by CCNMTL, Chase, Teachers College, and CCI