Book of the Month: Before the Mayflower

  Before the Mayflower By Lerone Bennett Jr.   What is Africa to me: Copper sun or scarlet sea, Jungle star or jungle track, Strong bronzed men, or regal black Women from whose loins I sprang When the birds of Eden sang?                              Countee Cullen     (Click the link below to get pdf version) … Continue reading Book of the Month: Before the Mayflower

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Book of the Month: Civilization or Barbarism: An Authentic Anthropology

Civilization or Barbarism: An Authentic Anthropology By Chiekh Anta Diop   I dedicate this book to the memory of Ailoune Diop who died on the battlefield of African culture. Alioune, you knew what you came to do on this earth: A life entirely dedicated to others, nothing for yourself, everything for others, a heart filled … Continue reading Book of the Month: Civilization or Barbarism: An Authentic Anthropology

Birth of the Negro myth

Birth of the Negro myth by Cheikh Anta Diop When Herodotus visited it, Egypt had already lost its independence a century earlier. Conquered by the Persians in 525, from then on it was continually dominated by the foreigner: after the Persians came the Macedonians under Alexander (333 B.C.), the Romans under Julius Caesar (50 B.C.), … Continue reading Birth of the Negro myth

Can African People Save Themselves ?

My father was a slave and my people died to build this country, and I'm going to stay right here and have a part of it, just like you. And no facist-minded people like you will  drive me away from it. Is that clear ?   Paul Robeson 19 Can African People Save Themselves ? … Continue reading Can African People Save Themselves ?

Starting Point of African History

"The greatest crime you can commit is to teach a child that their history begins with invasion, enslavement and colonization."--RunokoRashidi Africa history started several millions of years ago when life first appear in embryonic form in the continent of Africa. Before there was any other history there was African history, the history of other races … Continue reading Starting Point of African History