Clotilda, the last ship to bring enslaved persons to the U.S., graces the cover of the February 2020 issue of National Geographic. A SEARCH-led the team identified the wreck in 2019 through archaeology, historical research, and science. News of the discovery circled the globe reaching almost a billion people via online, TV, radio, and print media. Now the story of how this powerful piece of cultural heritage is impacting the community of Africatown is featured within this iconic publication and will inform an even broader segment the population.
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