Africatown and The Alabama-Benin Trade Forum

Special | 58m 45s

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: 07/18/17

Rating: NR

Video has closed captioning.

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