Howard University Student Discovers Dietary History of New York’s Enslaved Africans

Maria Perez
Apr 17, 2019 - 5:00

A Ph.D. student from Howard University recently discovered new information about the diets of enslaved Africans. Carter Clinton’s doctoral research focuses on the ground soil at the African Burial Ground in New York, where enslaved Africans were buried, according to a news release from the university. The scholar is...

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4 Replies to “Howard University Student Discovers Dietary History of New York’s Enslaved Africans”

  1. An amazing challenge to a history of Science that works under a facade of political neutrality. These histories deserve to be known and I look forward to more incredible researchers breaking the boundaries by bringing in those histories in interdisciplinary ways. This work can be done with all passions and gifts! Well done!

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