'For I Knew A Ship From Stem to Stem...And Could Talk Sailor Like Any Old Salt': Rhode Island's Black Seafaring Men

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LaShonda Barnett will analyze the contributions and experiences of African-American and Cape Verdean seamen and whalemen and the shape of racial thinking in late 18th-century RI’s maritime culture. $5 admission, $1 NHS members. Colony House, Washington Square. RSVP to 401-841-8770.