Encounter the history of African Town, a community outside Mobile, Alabama, founded by African captives brought to the United States in 1860 aboard Clotilda, the last known slave ship. Prepare to be impacted by this heartrending yet triumphant story as the authors share their research and writing experience, revealing challenges, rewards, and unanswered questions.
Latham, Irene and Waters, Charles, "Discovering African Town: Lessons Learned from the Survivors of the Last Slave Ship" (2022). 2022 Children's Book Festival Live Sessions. 17.