Middle Passages: African American Journeys to Africa
July 10, 2006 Monday 3PM CT
This hour on Here on Earth: Radio Without Borders, Jean Feraca's guest discusses the more than two hundred years of African-American encounters with Africa, and how this has had a profound, lasting influence on American and African life alike.
- James Campbell, associate professor of American civilization, Africana studies, and history at Brown University. Author, "Middle Passages: African American Journeys to Africa, 1787-2005"
Questions for You (tell us your answers in the forum)
- Why is the idea of "homeland" so compelling to Americans?
- Is the idea different for African Americans?