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A Novel Idea: The Transatlantic Slave Trade

Saturday, April 29  |  3:00pm - 4:00pm

Dr. CarmenThompson of Portland State University discusses how the exploitation of African labor through Transatlantic and internal slave trading led to the development of an early capitalist Europe; bolstering it and ultimately the United States into world superpowers. Dr. Carmen Thompson is an Oregon Native and a professor of African American history and Black Studies at Portland State University and at Portland Community College. Dr. Thompson holds a Master?s degree in African American Studies from Columbia University in New York and a PhD in U.S. History from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Dr. Thompson?s research interests include the history of slavery and the slave trade in the early America and Pre-colonial West Africa, early African American history, race and racism in America, and the Great Migration.

Location: Redmond Library
827 Deschutes Ave
Phone:  541-312-1032
Email:  lizg@deschuteslibrary.org
Web:  http://www.deschuteslibrary.org/calendar/event/41371
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