“Uncovering Hidden Lives in the Black Atlantic”

On September 20th Dr. Charles Foy participated in a panel on “Writing the History of the Black Atlantic” at Indiana State University’s 40th anniversary celebration of its African and African American Studies Program. Dr. Foy presented a paper entitled “Uncovering Hidden Lives in the Black Atlantic” in which he discussed how his Black Mariner Database can be used to recover the lives of black mariners and maritime fugitives.