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Remains of last known U.S. slave ship discovered

The wreckage of the Clotilda was recently discovered. Clotilda survivors' descendants now live in an area known as Africatown.

The wreckage of the Clotilda was recently discovered. Clotilda survivors' descendants now live in an area known as Africatown.

In a historic discovery, the last known ship to bring slaves from Africa to the U.S. has been found in the Mobile River, concluding an extensive search and a mystery more than a century old.

Troy University’s Senior Vice Chancellor for Advancement and Economic Development, Walter Givhan, also serves as Chairman of the Alabama Historical…

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Historian discusses lives of last known U.S. slave ship passengers

Dr. Sylviane Diouf discussed the lives of Cudjo Lewis and his fellow passengers on the Clotilda during TROY's 2019 McPherson-Mitchell Lecture.

Dr. Sylviane Diouf discussed the lives of Cudjo Lewis and his fellow passengers on the Clotilda during TROY's 2019 McPherson-Mitchell Lecture.

The story of the Clotilda is about more than just the last known ship to bring slaves from Africa to the U.S. — it’s about a group of teenagers who built a life and a lasting community in a strange land.

Dr. Sylviane Diouf, an African Diaspora historian and author of the book “Dreams of…

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