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Autobiography from 1831 provides rare, firsthand account of a Muslim slave in America

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Autobiography from 1831 provides rare, firsthand account of a Muslim slave in America

CNN - By Eliott C. McLaughlin, CNN

(CNN) — He was 37 when the army of "wicked men" invaded his West African village, murdering many and absconding with others who they put on a ship for the six-week journey to Charleston, South Carolina. "There, they sold me to a small, weak and wicked man called Johnson, a complete infidel who had …

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