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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