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An Autobiography That Is Challenging Accepted History

A historic manuscript of an autobiography, written in Arabic by a slave from the 19th century that raises fundamental questions about the accepted narrative about African slaves, from the days of American slave trade, has been digitized and put up online by the Library of the American Congress. Siddhartha Dasgupta writes.    “You ask me […]