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Alabama seeks to preserve 'last slave ship' wreckage

Jul. 26, 2019 7:50 PM EDT

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Alabama on Friday filed a claim in federal court to preserve the wreckage of the last ship known to bring enslaved people from Africa to the United States. The Alabama Historical Commission filed the claim in federal court in Mobile for the Clotilda, which was discovered earlier this...