R. Star wrote:
I'd really say a better example of that is Sisko going out of his way to not like Vic's because it's set in the 50's even though the bad stuff has been programed out.
Well, you can attribute that to the lingering memories of mistreatment he had in FBTS.
Besides that, there's no reason he couldn't be interested in the history of African people. Just because it's 300 years in the future in a relatively utopian setting doesn't mean people will forget about their heritage. Especially considering he is from New Orleans which is a focal point of black culture.