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Lehigh University students take a canopy walk at Kakum National Park during the summer of 2015. (Courtesy Miles Davis)

Lehigh University in Pennsylvania takes students to Ghana to learn about the trans-Atlantic slave trade.

The two professors in charge of the study abroad program come from different perspectives: one descended from slaves, the other’s ancestors helped the British trade slaves.

Sara Hoover (@smhooverville) of Here & Now contributor WHYY has our story.

This segment aired on March 17, 2017.

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