Baltimore has been selected as the first of 175 seaports to commemorate in North America, South America, and the Caribbean in remembrance of the enslaved Africans who died in the Middle Passage. The commemoration will take place at 6am and 7:15am on Thursday, August 23rd at the Broadway Pier in Fells Point.
- Ann Chinn from the Middle Passage Ceremonies and Port Markers Project that made this designation joins us in the studio along with
- Lou Fields, President of the African-American Tourism Council of Maryland.
- Angela Leonard, assistant professor of history at Loyola University.