Ohio State Lorenzo Turner Contribution to The African Diaspora Studies HW

Ohio State Lorenzo Turner Contribution to The African Diaspora Studies

Reading: PDF attached

Documentary: please provide email address because the file won’t load to study pool.

1.Who was Lorenzo Turner? What was his contribution to the African diaspora studies?

2.Describe at least 4 sources of evidence used to connect the Gullah family in Georgia with the Mende family in Sierra Leone?

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3.How does this documentary affect your thoughts on the connection between Africans and African Americans?

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