Africatown and The Alabama-Benin Trade Forum
Host Dee Dee Sharp and her guests discuss the relationship between Alabama and the African nation of Benin, and how the relationship began with the establishment of Africatown, a community of former slaves. Also known as Africatown USA and Plateau, it is a historic settlement located north of Mobile, Alabama. It was formed by West Africans who were among the last known illegal shipment of slaves t
Aired: 07/18/17Video has closed captioning.