7 Jun 2019

Wreck of last known slave ship found in Alabama

They were kidnapped, then trafficked illegally to the United States, decades after the importation of enslaved Africans was banned.

Now almost 160 years after the last known slave ship arrived in Alabama from Africa, the wreck has finally been found.

Historians say it will shed new light on a lost chapter of American history.

Dani Isdale reports.