African Muslims in African American Literature

  title={African Muslims in African American Literature},
  author={Florence Marfo},
  pages={1213 - 1222}
  • F. Marfo
  • Published 9 January 2010
  • Education
  • Callaloo

Situating African American Muslim Slave Narratives in American Literature

lave narrati e as a genre became popular in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries and narrati es of ensla ed African American Muslims originate between 1 734 and 1 873 . E amples of enslaved

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Ayyub Ben Suleiman Diallo, better known as Job ben Solomon was among thousands of African Muslims enslaved in America. Job was a son of a high Priest from Senegal. He was kidnapped by his African


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