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30 Minutes- Dr. Michael Engs: Peregrinos Negroes
Dr. Michael Engs: Peregrinos Negroes (26:54) 2012-02-05 Amanda Shauger
30 Minutes- Dr. Michael Engs: Peregrinos Negroes
Dr. Engs presented his talk Peregrinos Negroes: Africans in the Spanish Colonial Period 1519-1821. 30 Minutes features remarks made by historian and educator Dr. Michael Engs. He was a featured speaker at "Tapestry of Tucson a Centennial Celebration" presented by Tucson Pima Arts Council's Community of Practice Members at the Dunbar Center.

As Black History Month coincides with Arizona's Centennial Statehood Celebrations, Dr. Engs presented his talk Peregrinos Negroes: Africans in the Spanish Colonial Period 1519-1821. Dr. Engs is on the speakers bureau of the Arizona Humanities Council, and he is a volunteer for the Tucson Presidio Trust. He strives to bring this little known period of history of Black people and their extensive contributions to the settlement of the southwest to a broader audience.