The Siddis: Africa’s Forgotten Community in India

The Siddis are a group of ethnic Bantus from the Great Lakes region in Africa, and who currently reside in India and Pakistan. They are said to have arrived in India around 628 AD, first as fierce mercenaries and soldiers of Arab Islamic Mughal Empire, and later a large number were brought as slaves. There… Continue reading The Siddis: Africa’s Forgotten Community in India