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Axsal Johnson 100 Amazing Facts About The Negro £ 10.00
With Complete Proof: The 2017 Edition - Celebrating Black Excellence A Tribute To J. A. Rogers Think back to your time in the classroom, what can you remember being taught about your African origins? Besides the period of slavery, the struggles of the civil rights sixties and range of inventions innovations and breakthroughs of the 19th and 20th century, not much right. It’s no secret, nor has it been for some two thousand years Black African people have been around since what many would call the dawn of time. It was the children of Africa that began civilising the world introducing them to the liberal arts like reading, writing, mathematics, medicine, advanced agriculture and stone masonry to name a few. Africa through the middle ages just like the ancient times was the academic headquarters of the world, the home of spirituality, the continent was where the blueprint for modern day society was created. Sadly, the assignation of self-worth was completed through the barbaric Maafa (African holocaust/ transatlantic slave trade) John Henrik Clarke said: “Slavery ended and left its false images of Black people intact.” Systemic institutionalised racism ensures the perpetuation of these false images mainly through the entertainment & media platforms but most damagingly through the education & academic systems. Jamaican born Journalist & Historian, Joel Augustus Rogers, whose numerous works and contributions to the international black community are mostly unknown today understood the importance of highlighting the triumphs of black African excellence. In 1934 he released his version of this title as a crash course to Black African history, to uplift and empower people with less access to information than we do today who faced lynchings and social beratement for succeeding. 2017’s edition was produced to remind the world of J. A. Rogers. On top of that, to combat to the global white supremacist power structure by helping to cement in the minds of all Black African people worldwide that they’re the original standard of excellence. Published 12 Dec 2017. 124 pages.
J.A. Rogers 100 Amazing Facts About the Negro £ 6.99
With Complete Proof - A Short Cut to The World History of The Negro J.A. Rogers devoted over fifty years of his life to his research. He had not only looked at world history but also at the history of people of African origin, and has show how their history is an inseparable part of the history of mankind. First published in 1934 and revised in 1962, this book gathers journalist and historian Joel Augustus Rogers' columns from the syndicated newspaper feature titled Your History. Patterned after the look of Ripley's popular Believe It or Not the multiple vignettes in each episode recount short items from Rogers's research. The feature began in the Pittsburgh Courier in November 1934 and ran through the 1960s. Review - "I really liked this. Or rather, I liked J.A. Rogers' insistent energy to be believed in this tiny book. Rogers lists all sorts of African accomplishments and deeds and categorizes them in lists such as Ancient Civilizations, Sex, Religion, Rulers, Slavery, etc. A lot of this information not included in your typical mainstream lesson. And apparently Rogers traveled all over Europe to gather this info from different museums and libraries, so I'll definitely want to check out his other works". Published May 1st 1995. 72 pages.
Daniel Chu A Glorious Age in Africa £ 13.99
The Story of 3 Great African Empires (Young Readers Series) Suitable for ages 7+. A review of 800 years of African history, focusing on the empires of Ghana, Mali, and Songhai, and revealing the military, educational, and political supremacy during that time. Did you know...that during Europe's "Dark Ages," three great African empires provided the main advance of human knowledge? That Timbuktu was once of the greatest centers of learning in the world? Did you know...that on separate pilgrimages to Mecca, two African emperors dispensed more than ten million dollars apiece in charity? That another emperor used a thirty pound gold nugget as a hitching post? Did you know..that until the invention of firearms the mighty African warriors of the Sudan were never conquered? This book reveals the magnificent history and heritage of Africa, destroying, once and for all, the centuries-old, still lingering myth that Africa "was a continent without history." Here is a fascinating account of the Africans from the 8th to the16th century, highlighted by the successive rise of three Sudanese empires that at their height were the equal of any contemporary civilization in Europe or Asia.
Philip Koslow Ancient Ghana £ 7.99
Discusses the settlement of West Africa, the spread of Islam, the establishment of the gold trade, and the rise, civilization, and fall of the Soninke states known as Ghana Suitable for ages 7+.The first great kingdom of West Africa, ancient Ghana played a commanding role in world affairs from the 8th to the 12th centuries by exercising a clever monopoly over the gold trade. Muslim traders who voyaged across the Sahara desert on camels were received in Kumbi Saleh, the capital city of the empire, by princes with golden swords and gold woven into their hair. The legendary wealth and power of ancient Ghana were never forgotten, and in 1957, the modern country of Ghana adopted the name of its predecessor when it became the first independent nation in 20th-century Africa.
Atlantis Tye Browder Africa on My Mind: Reflections of My Second Trip £ 13.99
Africa on My Mind is the second publication, written by 13 year old Atlantis Tye Browder and her father Anthony Browder. It chronicles their experiences while taking part in a 15 day study tour to West Africa in 1993. During the course of her study tour Atlantis traveled to Senegal, The Gambia, Ghana and Ivory Coast. She visited numerous cities, villages Andy historical sites including the infamous slave dungeons at Goree island, Cape Coast and Elmira. She also met a number of fascinating people gained incredible insight.
Dwayne J. Ferguson Captain Africa: the Battle for Egyptica £ 19.99
Enter the exciting and futuristic world of Africa, technologically advanced and economically powerful, and meet her newest nemesis, the dark lord, Terror Supreme! Suitable for ages 7+. For years he has been trying to rob the land of her immeasurable resources and the people of their minds, but there has always been a thorn in his side, constantly stopping him in his tracks... a thorn called Captain Africa!Angry, desperate and power hungry, Terror Supreme has devised a weapon with a destructive force of such magnitude that it could wipe out the entire population of Africa and the entire world within hours! The bad news is, he's planning on launching it... NOW!Armed with the power oft he Black Flame, mastery of the African martial art of Kupigani Ngumi, and the genius of his ancestors, Prince Najee M'witu prepares to don his battle armor and face off with Terror Supreme head-to-head! And Terror Supreme is waiting for him! Get ready for the ride of your life...
Atlantis Tye Browder Reflections of My First Trip To Africa £ 14.99
This book reflects on the experiences of 7-year-old Atlantis Browder during her first trip to Egypt and subsequent trips over the next three decades. In this book, the adult Atlantis Browder takes a look back on the first collaborative effort between herself and her father Anthony. Atlantis’s reflections provide youth with a clearer understanding of ancient Egypt and its relationship to modern America. Share this book with the young people in your life. During the course of her study tour Atlantis traveled to Senegal, The Gambia, Ghana and Ivory Coast. She visited numerous cities, villages Andy historical sites including the infamous slave dungeons at Goree island, Cape Coast and Elmira. She also met a number of fascinating people gained incredible insight.
Philip Koslow Mali Crossroads Of Africa £ 7.99
Discusses the establishment of the kingdom of Mali under Sundiata, the spread of Islam, Mansa Musa's pilgrimage to Mecca, and the civilization and fall of the kingdom Suitable for ages 7+. First established in 1240 by sundiata, the Lion of Mali, the West African kingdom of Mali was a vast empire whose grandeur was built on the gold trade with North Africa and Europe. The extent of Mali's wealth and power became known to the world in 1324, when Mali's greatest ruler, Mansa Musa, made a pilgrimage to the Islamic holy city of Mecca accompanied by 10,000 subjects--including 500 servants for his wife alone--and 15 tons of gold loaded on 100 camels. The history of this ancient empire has been passed down through generations of storytellers, who continue to recount their glorious past in the present-day country of Mali.