Sunday, March 22, 2015
Mansa Musa: The Golden Days of West Africa
Both videos provide a more accurate depiction of Sub-Sahara Africa than most of us learned in our World history classes in public schools.
We truly live in an emerging Golden Age for Africa -- 7 out of 10 of the world's fastest growing economies are in the Motherland -- as such even African history has seen a rise in new scholarship.
This new scholarship -- new for western scholars as authors like Chancellor Williams, Ivan Van Sertima, John Henrik Clarke taught this history for decades -- is effectively dispelling lies, myths and distortions; hence, they are enlightening the world about Africa's glorious past.
And one more: