"New World Cultures", Episode 4 of the series Enslaved: The Lost History of the Transatlantic Slave Trade
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01:35:11
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English
Summary

In this discussion, viewers learn how enslaved Africans have impacted our global culture – from mathematical fractals, to food, to music.

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In this discussion, viewers learn how enslaved Africans have impacted our global culture – from mathematical fractals, to food, to music. Panellists included Ric Bienstock, Series Producer; Joe'l Billingsley, Associate Professor of Instructional Design and Development at University of South Alabama; Kevin Rodriguez Brown, student diver; Marianita Harvey Chavarria, head of the project El Mar y sus Beneficios at the University of Costa Rica; Ron Eglash, Professor of Information at University of Michigan; María Suárez Toro,  academic and coordinator of the Community Center Diving Ambassadors of the South Caribbean Sea; and Kramer Wimberly, Lead Diving Instructor at Diving With A Purpose. Organized by the United Nations Outreach Programme on slavery and the transatlantic slave trade and slavery, the International Decade for People of African Descent, Fremantle and Associated Producers Ltd./Cornelia Street Productions.