Keletso E. Atkins (NHC Fellow, 1995–96)

Project Title

Questionable Haven': South Africa as an Immigration Site for Freed Slaves and Their Descendants from North America, c. 1784-1870

University of Michigan

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Fellowship Work Summary, 1995–96

Keletso E. Atkins researched and drafted the introductory chapter of her current book project, "'Questionable Haven': South Africa as an Immigration Site for Freed Slaves and Their Descendants from North America, 1783-1870." A portion of the chapter appeared as "'The Black Atlantic Communication Network': African American Sailors and the Cape of Good Hope Connection, 1783-1830" in Issues: Journal of Opinion (August 1996).