The challenge and history of the Clotilda

South professor Kern Jackson helps unearth the history for the movie 'Descendant'

Dr. Kern Jackson (right) meets with descendants of the Clotilda in Africatown. Photo by Chad Riley. Dr. Kern Jackson was 5 years old when he first visited Africatown. Jackson himself is not a descendant of the Africans illegally captured and transported to Mobile on the Clotilda, considered to be the last…

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