Uncover Your Descendant Story

The US history most of us learned in school left a lot out.

The contributions of Black, Indigenous, Latino, and other communities of color have long been ignored and erased from recorded history. As time passes, the ability to recover names and legacies becomes increasingly difficult and urgent.

About Descendant

In Descendant, award-winning filmmaker Margaret Brown returns to her hometown of Mobile, Alabama, to document the search for and historic discovery of The Clotilda, the last known ship to arrive in the United States, illegally carrying 110 kidnapped Africans.