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What About the Zanj Uprising

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Submitted by Jonathan Burack, Feb 10, 2017 at 23:41

I always wonder when I read this nonsense about the great Zanj uprising in the 9th century in the salt marshes of what is now Iraq. I believe it lasted 13 years. The slaves who rose up were black Africans, were they not? anyone care to elaborate?

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