Photographer: Joanna Lipper

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Organization: W.E.B Du Bois Institute Harvard University

Exhibit Title: Women in Zanzibar

Location: Zanzibar

Caption: Women in Zanzibar trace their lineage back to Swahili, Arab, Indian, Goan, Shirazi, African, Persian and Omani origins. Many are of mixed race, reflecting both the cultural synthesis and the ethnic conflict that have shaped the arc of Zanzibar’s complex history.

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