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The Hunt Is On For the Last Slave Ship to Arrive in the U.S.
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4/15/2019 at 3:30:40 PM GMT
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The Hunt Is On For the Last Slave Ship to Arrive in the U.S.

By Megan Thompson and Mori Rothman ––

Archaeologists are analyzing data from a survey of Alabama’s Mobile River, looking for the Clotilda, the last known slave ship to arrive in America. The ship's survivors were enslaved for a few years before forming a unique community, Africatown. Clotilda descendants say its discovery would highlight their ancestors' story of strength and survival. NewsHour Weekend's Megan Thompson reports.

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To continue reading, visit the full transcript on PBS’s website.

Thompson, Megan and Mori Rothman. “The Hunt Is On For the Last Slave Ship to Arrive in the U.S.” PBS. (April 10, 2019). < https://www.pbs.org/newshour/amp/show/the-hunt-is-on-for-the-last-slave-ship-to-arrive-in-the-u-s >

 

 




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