Dr. Neil C. Vaz, currently is a full time professor at Seminole States College. He finished his Master’s Degree in Washington, D.C.’s Howard University’s African history in 2009. Dr. Vaz has published books and articles including Introduction to West African Humanities, From Antiquity to 1900, The Origin of African-Descendant Populations in the Americas and “Maroon Emancipationists: Dominica’s Africans and Igbos in the Age of Revolution, 1763-1814.”