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Their ancestors survived slavery. Can their descendants save the town they built?

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Their ancestors survived slavery. Can their descendants save the town they built?

National Geographic - Joel K. Bourne, Jr.

Culture & History Africatown, Alabama, has fallen on hard times, but residents are finding hope in their heritage. Culture & History 5 Minute Read By Joel K. Bourne, Jr. Photographs by Elias Williams It’s cold and gray outside the historic Mobile County Training School, but inside it’s as warm as an …

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