Tag Archives: Florida

On a Mission…

I’m back from a brief working vacation–helping my friend James Davidson and the University of Florida’s archaeological field school on Fort George Island near Jacksonville, Florida. For the past two years James (and his very competent minions) have been excavating at Kinglsey Plantation–the birthplace of African Diaspora archeology. Last year I blogged about Kinglesy’s place […]

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Kingsley Plantation

Kingsley holds a special place in history for archaeologists interested in the African Diaspora as it is one of the earliest sites to be dug specifically to understand the enslaved Africans and African-Americans that labored on the plantations of the South. In 1968, Dr. Charles Fairbanks, inspired by the Civil Rights movement, began excavations at […]

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Football, Archaeology and Tropical Storms

I have returned from Florida just in time to congratulate Yahya al-Miskin on Ghana’s win over the US team in the FIFA World Cup…Ghana proved they can play with anybody & will advance to the next round in their first World Cup appearance….yes, there was a bad call that lead to a goal for Ghana, […]

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No Schmoos is Bad News…

The missing Schmoo has surfaced in Florida! Check it out here.

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