Saturday, August 24, 2019

Tag: Africatown

‘Spirit of Our Ancestors’: Descendents of Enslaved...

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — The years have been hard on Africatown USA. Established by the last boatload of Africans abducted into slavery and shipped to...

Zora Neale Hurston’s Book About an Emancipated...

A book penned by acclaimed African-American author Zora Neale Hurston in 1931 is finally hitting store shelves, nearly 87 years after it was first...

Africatown, A Small Historically Black Town Fighting...

In the spring of 1860, a year before the Civil War, a wealthy Alabama shipbuilder and plantation owner named Timothy Meaher chose to toy...