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Study Abroad Program In Ghana Looks At Both Sides Of Slave Trade

Lehigh University students take a canopy walk at Kakum National Park during the summer of 2015. (Courtesy Miles Davis)
Lehigh University students take a canopy walk at Kakum National Park during the summer of 2015. (Courtesy Miles Davis)

Lehigh University in Pennsylvania takes students to Ghana to learn about the Transatlantic slave trade.

The two professors in charge of the study abroad program come from different perspectives: one descended from slaves, the other’s ancestors helped the British trade slaves.

Sara Hoover (@smhooverville) of Here & Now contributor WHYY has our story.

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