By Kennell Jackson
Using a question-and-answer layout and organized chronologically via period, this readable, energetic examine examines hundred key features of African-American historical past and tradition, from slavery to the humanities, sciences, civil rights flow, and extra. travel.
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Nubia might even have supplied models for the Egyptian kingship. Nubia is becoming a new hot spot of research for ancient Africa. What do Africans treasure about their societies and their world? In the novel Fragments by Ghana’s A. K. Armah, an aged blind woman, Naana, is keeping faith with the familiar African truths as the world around her is changing. ” Daily she reflects on the treasures of her life. Naana is not alone. For centuries, African writers, philosophers, artists, and musicians have tried to define what is most valuable to them.
Had American slavery lasted only a mere thirty-five more years, it would have greeted the twentieth century. Black American ex-slaves (and white ex-slaveholders) were still living into the 1960s. What was the basic purpose of the African slave trade to the Americas? Planting and harvesting crops; working in mines; building farm homes, stables, granaries; doing household jobs; constructing canals and bridges—these were some of the jobs performed by Africans in the Americas. African slaves, first and foremost, were laborers.
Amazingly talented, he was a scholar, sage, astronomer, counselor to the pharaoh Zoser, the kingdom’s chief administrator, and architect of the first pyramid, the Step Pyramid at Saqqara. He was extremely knowledgeable about drugs, surgery, and healing lore. After his death, he was deified; commoners wrote odes to him, and thousands visited his tomb. ) Tuthmosis was the most famous member of the most famous Egyptian dynasty, the eighteenth. ” Like Napoleon, he was short in stature (less than five feet tall) and a successful general.