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Officials: Last slave ship from Africa ID'd on Alabama coast

May. 22, 2019 9:03 PM EDT

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Researchers working in the murky waters of the northern Gulf Coast have located the wreck of the last ship known to bring enslaved people from Africa to the United States, historical officials said Wednesday. Remains of the Gulf schooner Clotilda were identified and verified near...