The Founder of OCEANS, Inc., Dr. Kwesi DeGraft-Hanson, was on Atlanta’s Jazz 91.9 WCLK radio station to give a brief talk about “The Weeping Time,” a slave auction that took place on March 2-3, 1859 in Savannah, Georgia. In American history, this slave auction was the largest one. Did you know: During this slave sale, it rained heavily, with thunder and lightning; however, when the last person was sold, the skies cleared up, hence its name, “The Weeping Time….”
We invite you to view the blog post on WCLK’s website, via the link below:
Also, on last week, the audio broadcast was completed! We invite you to listen to this special audio that went live on last Saturday to the hundreds of thousands of listeners on WCLK:
Enjoy the broadcast, and definitely let us know of your thoughts!! A big “thank you” goes out to Kiplyn Primus for composing the Blog post above, and to Celeste Headlee, the broadcaster for the show “On Second Thought,” both of which are from WCLK, and the Jazz 91.9 “family” for allowing us to share this valuable information! More Blog posts will be forthcoming, so stay tuned, and by all means Subscribe to our Blog posts at right by leaving your name and email address! NOTE: Your email address will NOT be shared with anyone.
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