U.S. History

"Slavery's Exiles: The Story of the American Maroons"

Sylviane Diouf

About the Program

Sylviane Diouf presents a history of people who escaped slavery and created self-sufficient communities in desolate regions of the South.  Ms. Diouf speaks with historian Eric Foner at the New York Public Library's Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.

About the Authors

Sylviane Diouf

Sylviane Diouf's books include Servants of Allah: African Muslims Enslaved in the Americas.  She is a curator at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.   For more information, visit sylvianediouf.com.


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"Slavery's Exiles: The Story of the American Maroons"

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Past Airings

  • Sunday, May 25th at 4:30pm (ET)
  • Sunday, April 20th at 7:15am (ET)
  • Saturday, March 29th at 7pm (ET)
  • Sunday, March 23rd at 10pm (ET)
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