African Muslim Slaves in the Americas: An Understudied Presence

For three hundred and fifty years, Muslim men, women, and children, victims of the general insecurity that the Atlantic slave trade and the politico-religious conflicts in West Africa fostered, were sold in the New World. They were among the very first Africans to be shipped, and among the very [...]

2018-05-22T22:06:46+00:00August 2nd, 2014|Africa, African Americans, Muslim Heritage, Muslim World|