Diving with a Purpose: A Fifteen-Year Odyssey


Thursday, October 22, 2020, 6:00pm


AJJonesDiving with a Purpose is an organization dedicated to the documentation and protection of African slave-trade shipwrecks and the maritime history and culture of African Americans. Jay Haigler and Albert José Jones will share a documentary on the organization’s work and recent discoveries. They will also discuss the importance of submerged heritage resources in advancing the fields of maritime archaeology and ocean conservation and the need for a better understanding of the transatlantic slave trade and its global, cultural, and social-economic impact on society. Free and open to the public (registration required). To register and for additional information, click here.