Richest person in world history? An African named Mansa Musa I of the Mali Empire

He had a personal net worth of $400 billion!  That makes him the richest person ever in the history of planet earth.  Who was he? The person who we all need to know is none other than Mansa Musa I of Mali.  He was the tenth Mansa or Emperor of the Empire of Mali in West… More Richest person in world history? An African named Mansa Musa I of the Mali Empire

Before there was American History there Was African History

Fascinating article from the February 1989 issue of Ebony magazine. It starts talking of “Black biographies” with names from Africa’s Mali empire. Then it precedes to connect “Black” history with American history. The image with the ad is of people from Kush in the tomb of Seti I of Kemet. Yet the word Africa is… More Before there was American History there Was African History