Book ‘The Last Slave Ship’ by Ben Raines

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The True Story of How Clotilda Was Found, Her Descendants, and an Extraordinary Reckoning
The incredible true story of the last ship to carry enslaved people to America, the remarkable town its survivors founded after emancipation, and the complicated legacy their descendants carry with them to this day—by the journalist who discovered the ship’s remains. Fifty years after the Atlantic slave trade was outlawed, the Clotilda became the last ship in history to bring enslaved Africans to the United States. The ship was scuttled and burned on arrival to hide evidence of the crime, allowing the wealthy perpetrators to escape prosecution. Despite numerous efforts to find the sunken wreck, Clotilda remained hidden for the next 160 years...
Publisher: Simon & Schuster (January 25, 2022)  Pages: ‎304 pages  ISBN-10: 1982136049  ISBN-13: 978-1982136048  ASIN:‎ B09841ZPJK

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