Rhode Island Festival Commemorates End Of Slave Trade

Michel Martin (L), Mary-Kim Arnold, James Campbell

Host Michel Martin (L) conducts a panel with James Campbell, professor of Africana Studies at Brown University, and Mary-Kim Arnold, executive director of the Rhode Island Council for the Humanities. TMM/TMM hide caption

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Host Michel Martin kicks off Rhode Island's Freedom Festival with a conversation on a bicentennial commemoration, marking the end of the transatlantic slave trade.

Martin is joined by Katrina Browne, writer, director and producer of the documentary Traces of the Trade; James Campbell, professor of Africana Studies at Brown University; Mary-Kim Arnold, executive director of the Rhode Island Council for the Humanities and the Rev. Jeffery A. Williams, pastor at the Cathedral of Life church.

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