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Isaac SaneyIsaac Saney will discuss reparations for trans-Atlantic slavery Friday as part of EDID Week.

Trans-Atlantic slave system subject of Friday seminar

The trans-Atlantic slave system not only fundamentally altered the lives and destinies of millions of Africans and the African continent, but transformed the world.

In a free public presentation Friday, March 25, Isaac Saney will discuss how its each extended into every dimension, facet, and interstice of the new global society.

Dr. Saney is a professor in the Faculty of Open Learning and Career Development at Dalhousie University and director of its Transition Year Program, established in 1970 to redress the educational barriers and injustices that confront the Mi’kmaq Nation, other Indigenous peoples, and the African Nova Scotian community. He is the author of Cuba: A Revolution in Motion and the forthcoming Africa’s Children Return! Cuba, Africa, and Apartheid’s End.

His lecture “Remembrance, Revelation, and Reparation: the Trans-Atlantic Slave System and its Afterlife” is part of Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Decolonization (EDID) Week. It begins at 3:30 p.m. Friday on Microsoft Teams. Register here to receive the link to attend.