The Tomb of Askia

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wl6IUy4rEPQ The city Gao is located midway along the Niger River basin in Africa. It was the capital of the Songhai Empire which dominated Western Africa in the 15th and 16th centuries. Gao has been an important trading point on the Niger River since ancient times. A symbol of imperial glory, the tomb of Askia,…… Continue reading The Tomb of Askia

Timbuktu

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j4V-QAzKQ3A The city of Timbuktu is at the southern tip of the Sahara Desert. The city has many houses made with adobe. Timbuktu was founded during the 11th century and thrived on trade across the Sahara. In the 16th century an estimated 100,000 people lived in the city. Caravans still cross the desert and come…… Continue reading Timbuktu

Before there was American History there Was African History

From Ebony February 1989 some real truth about real history. Our story is on cosmic time. This is a painting of the people of Kush from the tomb of Seti I in Kemet about 1300 BC. Fascinating article from the February 1989 issue of Ebony magazine. It starts talking of "Black biographies" with names from… Continue reading Before there was American History there Was African History

From Ebony February 1989 some real truth about real history. Our story is on cosmic time. This is a painting of the people of Kush from the tomb of Seti I in Kemet about 1300 BC. Fascinating article from the February 1989 issue of Ebony magazine. It starts talking of “Black biographies” with names from…… Continue reading Before there was American History there Was African History

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