Alabama NewsCenter — Clotilda Descendants Association Is an Alabama Bright Light Shining on a Dark History

| September 25, 2021 @ 10:00 am

By Karim Shamsi-Basha

Nearly 160 years ago, a wooden ship entered Mobile Bay to deliver the last-known and illegal shipment of 110 African slaves to the U.S.

Researchers have confirmed the remnants of the Clotilda slave ship that was found in the Mobile River near 12 Mile Island.

But it’s not just the ship’s remnants and history that are being preserved.

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