Skip Finley is a writer, historian, speaker, and author of the book Whaling Captains of Color.
Historical accounts of whaling in America often overlook the significance of Black captains and whalers of color. Historian and 2020 Martha’s Vineyard Medal recipient Skip Finley discusses his latest book, Whaling Captains of Color: America’s First Meritocracy, about the history of Black whaling captains on Martha's Vineyard and throughout the United States.
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