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Yoruba Muslim

Reclus, Elisée, The earth and its inhabitants, Africa. (published 1890-1893 [v.1, 1892] ), New York : D. Appleton, 1890-1893 [v.1, 1892]

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

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Yoruba Muslim

Many Muslims, including women, were deported from the Bight of Benin to Trinidad, Cuba, and Brazil.

  1. View All Images
  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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