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  • A Fulbe from the Senegambia region of East Africa, Omar Ibn Said was taken into slavery in the late eighteenth century and forced across the Atlantic to the Americas. Records of his life indicate that he lived in North and South Carolina. He left behind an autobiography, written in Arabic.
  • A Fulbe from the Senegambia region of East Africa, Omar Ibn Said was taken into slavery in the late eighteenth century and forced across the Atlantic to the Americas. Records of his life indicate that he lived in North and South Carolina. He left behind an autobiography, written in Arabic.