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Senegambian Muslims

Mage, E. Eugene, Voyage dans le Soudan Occidental. (published 1872), Paris, Hachette, 1872.

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture / General Research and Reference Division

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Senegambian Muslims

Many more Africans in the United States were Muslims or had been exposed to Islam than in the rest of the Americas.

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  2. Introduction
  3. The Growth in Arrivals
  4. The Main Areas of Destination
  5. African Origins in the U.S.
  6. Peoples from the Kongo and the Bight of Biafra
  7. Senegambia, the Gold Coast, and the Bight of Benin
  8. The Creation of the African Diaspora
  9. Bibliography

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