Notable: Tyler D. Parry

Tyler D. Parry (Interdisciplinary, Gender, and Ethnic Studies) appeared on The Colin McEnroe Show, a program on Connecticut Public Radio, to discuss the history of the handshake.

The discussion was based upon Parry's research on the origins of the Black American handshake, usually known as the "dap," as an extension of West African cultural practices.

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