BLACK HISTORY MONTH SERIES
Presented by: Wisteria Perry, manager of interpretation and community outreach
Come explore a coastal area of the Indian Ocean in Southeast Africa inhabited by the Swahili people in a new program series titled “Africa’s Kingdoms and Maritime Cultures.” Learn more about their distinct culture, demography, religion, and geography.
About the presentation:
Stretching 1,800 miles down the eastern coast and with its indigenous African, Middle Eastern and Asian influences, the Swahili coast has been a place of historical, cultural, economic, and political interactions and exchanges for thousands of years.
Viewers are welcome to send comments or questions Wisteria, which she will answer following the program.
Africa’s Kingdoms and Maritime Cultures: The Swahili Coast
February 23 • 1 p.m. (EST)
Check out our complete listing of the programs this month that recognize the rich history and culture of Blacks, Africans, and African Americans who helped to shape the world!