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You simply cannot celebrate anything about Black History without remembering the pioneering work done by the great Cheikh Anta Diop, the. Cheikh Anta Diop was a great Senegalese historian, anthropologist, philosopher, physicist and politician. He should be considered as one of. Cheikh Anta Diop, The African Origin of Civilization. Myth or Reality. Edited and Translated by Mercer Cook. Lawrence Hill and Co., New York.

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The entire book is a refutation to the so-called European and other historians, anthropologists, philosophers who have performed “scientific” and intellectual acrobatics in order to remove the African from Ancient Egypt.

Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. This is an excellent civilizaton and gives so much good information for readers.

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These people whom ask me such shallow questions want and te This book should be required reading for all adults and children. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Diop books was used in a class in America. We see white and Semitic captives carved on the rocks in the Sinai.

This book is full of information and facts exposing white washing of origins of Carthage, Egypt, etc.

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The Koran refers to the army of 40, men sent by the king of Ethiopia to crush an Arab revolt. This book should be required reading for all adults and children.

Post was not sent – check your email addresses! A must read for those interested in African culture and history and still strikes a chord after all these decades. The book is divided into 13 chapters, followed by a Conclusion and Notes.


The Phoenicians and the elite of Carthage were also Negroes.

The young Diop must have been surprised when he slowly understood that ancient Egyptian was closely related to his mother tongue.

Diop had used more contemporary names of the ancient people and their location.

A good resource for research. Diop lays out two primary reasons as to why ancient Egypt likely sprung from black Africa.

Diop was able to dissect every piece of the argument and really shows what the African origin really is. Early History of Humanity: In the book Diop goes into considerable detail about totemism. Mar 24, Banole rated it it was amazing.

I salute this great soul who made us proud of being Africans, who re-define history or rather wrote History the way it should have been, with Africa in its right place, as the origin of civilization. African Heritage A blog about African history, and heritage, through audio and video files. Diop boldly states his p This highly technical and scholarly book is fast becoming a classic in the study of ancient African history.

The pale folks who came to Egypt before it fell were usually prisoners of war who became slaves Egyptians could not be enslaved.

Aug 13, Tracey rated it really liked it Afrian it for: We orign need to use our common sense and ask questions instead of accepting sponfed information that has never made senseā€¦. I have the highest respect for the late great Dr. The ancients themselves vastly believed that Egyptians came from the Ethiopians, or a close cousin to the Ethiopians, yet Europeans in the nineteenth century distanced Egypt from the rest of Africa.


Quotes from The African Origi As Leena Abiballa a Sudanese writer explains in this article Too Black to be Arab, too Arab to be Black “race is a Western fantasy maintained by a daily, violent socio-political choreography. He proved that archaeological and anthropological evidence supported his view Cheikh Anta Diop was an Afrocentric historian, anthropologist, physicist and politician who studied the human race’s origins and pre-colonial African culture.

But yes, origij different epistemology is needed. Had to order another one immediately. I thank all of the Scholars who have taken the time to research t bring cicilization vital information that knocks all false theories out of the water! Besides a bibliography and notes, is an archeological glossary and brief biographical notes on authors cited. You are commenting using your Twitter account.

No trivia or quizzes yet. The totem of the Diop Clan is a peacock Upupa epops. The African Origin of Civilization: Now in its 30th printing, this classic presents historical, archaeological, and anthropological evidence to support the theory that ancient Egypt was a black civilization.

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