Episode 177: Such a Force | Clotilda Slave Ship
Hillary and Tina cover America's last slave ship, the Clotilda.
Once a ship of human suffering, the Clotilda set the stage for an unimaginable bet. BUT its legacy continues to haunt Alabama’s history.
'Still fighting': Africatown, site of last US slave shipment, sues over pollution--by Lauren Zanolli
Last American slave ship is discovered in Alabama--by Joel K. Bourne
National Museum of African History
The Clotilda Has Been Found
Exploring the Clotilda, the last known slave ship in the U.S., brings hope--by Debbie Elliot and Marisa Penaloza of Morning Edition
The New York Times
Last Known Slave Ship Is Remarkably Well Preserved, Researchers Say--by Michael Levenson
The ‘Clotilda,’ the Last Known Slave Ship to Arrive in the U.S., Is Found--by Allison Keyes
Timothy Meaher--from public domain via Encyclopedia of Alabama
Cudjoe and Abache Lewis--by Emma Langdon Roche (public domain) via Wikipedia
Mural of the Clotilda--photo by Emily Kask via Time
Africatown Sign--by Amy Walker via Wikimedia (CC BY-SA 4.0)
Piece of Clotilda Wreckage--by Joe Turner via Time