James H. Sweet has been interviewed and featured in documentaries and news programming including the New Books Network, the PBS series The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., and a PBS interview on Africans in the Americas. He also appeared in an American Historical Association video, “Teaching with Integrity: Historians Speak.” The World History Project created a graphic biography based on the research for his second book, Domingos Álvares: African Healing, and the Intellectual History of the Atlantic World.
The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross
Episode 1: The Black Atlantic (1500-1800)
Click here to view trailer.
Africans in the Americas
Click here to view the interview.
La Rampa, issue 4 (2020): 71-73. Acccess here.
Domingos Álvares (Graphic Biography)
Despite being enslaved and forcibly transported to the Americas and Europe, West African healer Domingos Álvares continued to treat others, building community and networks. The graphic biography is available here.