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Sunday, 30 December 2012

BLACK SOCIAL HISTORY: BLACK IRANIANS, BROUGHT TO IRAN DURING THE SLAVE TRADE:

The Indian Ocean Slave Trade was Multi-Directional  and changed over time. To meet the demand for menial labor black slaves captured by Arab Slave Traders were sold in cumulatively large numbers over the centuries to the Persian Gulf, Egypt, Arabia, India, the far East, the Indian Ocean Islands, Ethiopia and Somalia. During the Qajar Dynasty, many wealthy house holds imported Black African women and children as slaves to perform domestic work. This slave labor was drawn excursively from East African Coast. This trade was suppress under British pressure in 1848.

























A Black Iranian standing in the middle of a crowd relating his experiences with lighter skinned Iranian  in Tehran, who are pestering him with question about his Blackness. Because many are unfamiliar with Black Iranians from the Northern parts of Iran.. But as they are fluent Persian speakers they get even more confused.