Black History is African History
Our History Did Not Start with Slavery!
Below are links to articles and videos related to African History. Read with an open mind, eyes, and heart. Learn to think critically and not to regurgitate. The Purpose of the History Building, like any good Library is to provide visitors with various sources, views, and opinions, it is up to the visitor to decide what their truth is.
*One thing that is not debatable is that the oldest human body was found in 1992 “Ardi” who is 4.4 millions years old, previously in 1974 “Lucy” was thought to be the oldest at 3.2 million years old, both were found in Ethiopia, we will let you make your own conclusions. Black History is African History and did not start the day Africans were stolen from Africa!
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BBC World Service: The Story of Africa
BlackPast (below are a few highlights from the website, very informative)
African American History Events
Global African History Events
Global African History Newspapers, Magazines and Journals
Global History Timeline
Using BlackPast.org in the Classroom
Ethiopian Desert Yields Oldest Hominid Skeleton
By Robert Sanders, Media Relations, 2009
Internet African History Sourcebook (Fordham University)
Editor: Paul Halsall
One of Africa’s best kept secrets – its history
July, 2017 with Zeinab Badawi
Ontario Black History Society (below are a few highlights, great source on Ontario, Canadian history)
PBS Wonders of the African World with Henry Louis Gates Jr.
PBS Classroom Lesson Plans
Black Kingdoms of the Nile
The Swahili Coast
The Holy Land
Road to Timbuktu
Lost Cities of the South
South African History Online: Africa Timeline