DISCOVERING THE LAST SLAVE SHIP: A CONVERSATION WITH BEN RAINES

Monday, January 31 / 6:30 pm Virtual Program To register: https://www.bklynlibrary.org/calendar/cbh-talk-discovering-last-virtual-20220131

In 2018, journalist Ben Raines discovered the remains of the infamous Clotilda deep in the bayou off Alabama‚Äôs coast. He writes about this discovery in his new book, The Last Slave Ship: The True Story of How Clotilda Was Found, Her Descendants, and an Extraordinary Reckoning. Join him and historian Sowande’ M. Mustakeem (Slavery at Sea: Terror, Sex, and Sickness in the Middle Passage) for a discussion of the Clotilda and its legacy. Read more about the Clotilda in this New York Times piece.