A Barque, a Brig and a Schooner... Walk into a Bar

Diversity on Tall Ships: A Historic Perspective

April 30, 2021 Tall Ships America Season 2 Episode 4
A Barque, a Brig and a Schooner... Walk into a Bar
Diversity on Tall Ships: A Historic Perspective
Show Notes

In the past, tall ship sailors and maritime workers transcended race, ethnicity, gender, and sexuality and until relatively recently the American maritime workforce was remarkably diverse. This week, historian Nic Hardisty  highlights some experiences, contributions, and facts about African heritage, indigenous American, female, and LGBT+ populations in America’s maritime workforce.