ABC Evening News for Sunday, Jun 16, 1996
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) Ceremonies at Coney Island, New York, where African Americans celebrated the "middle passage," the journey of slaves across the seas to the New World, shown.
(Columbia, SC: Beth Nissen) The importance of the "middle passage" to black Americans examined; one South Carolina illustrator's pictures of his ancestors shown. [Artist Tom STEELINGS - describes the history of the slaves' journey.]
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