You, Steve is still talking about Africans and what makes you narrow-mind and stupid is that you are talking Africaism to a Black American and because of your stupidity you are not making the connection that I am a Black American and therefore Africansim is not my cup of tea. The artifacts have been carbon-dated and it is beyond question that they predates the Columbus era. Van Sertima plainly and thoroughly explains countless examples of African presence in pre-Columbian America, from gigantic Olmec stone heads with African features to the most obscure Egyptian symbols showing up in Mexican graves. This sculpture undeniably portrays an African yes Harry, I can tell an African when I see one. The Olmec are best known for their colossal stone heads. As a literary critic, he is the author of Caribbean Writers, a collection of critical essays on the Caribbean novel.
Portuguese explorers solved the problems by. I wish you and yours the very best. In addition to a scholar's fastidiousness, Van Sertima has the skill of a novelist, and with it recreates some of the most powerful scenes history has to offer: the launching of the great ships of Mali in 1310 200 master boats and 200 supply boats ; the sea expedition of the Mandingo king himself in 1311, and many others, equally as vivid. Jen asked you questions about the things you were saying and posting. Works Cited Andrea, Alfred J. Ivan Van Sertima was born in Guyana, South America.
The wikipedia author has a preconception that the Olmecs didn't have iron tools. They have definite African features and is it more likely they depicted a people that evolved independently to look like Africans, or that they really were Africans? Ancient African terracotta portraits 1000 B. It was also concluded that it was not likely that these seeds were carried by birds. To be 100% compliant, safe, and just in case, the reader is assured that Janice Graham or any other writer for the site does not receive financial enumeration or anything of value for any mention: e. When people speed they get tickets and cause accidents. Snow, , American Heritage Magazine, October—November 1981, Vol.
Wiener wrote a three volume work called Africa and the Discovery of America in 1922 202. You are not in a position to criticize or set any David straight until you have set your self straight first. So complete was the Europeans falsification of history that several people, both black and white, will be shocked to know that there were historical, archaeological, even botanical evidence of Africans contact with the New World in Pre-Colombian times. His widow, Jacqueline Van Sertima, said she would continue to publish the Journal of African Civilizations. In his endeavors, he reached America on October 12, 1492.
Who has gathered wealth and counted it. Copying or use as public performance of recordings are strictly prohibited and may subject offender to civil liability and criminal penalties. He also sailed across the Atlantic from Africa to South America. So, if you believe the non-sense that Africans were explorers before Columbus and discovered the Americas still would not have anything to do with Black Americans. I don't know enough about archaeology to say for sure how valid his arguments are in that regard, but they certainly ho Obviously this is a controversial book, but it's a good book.
It is also imperative for those Europeans who will like to know the true relation of Europe to World civilization, untainted by the lies and vain-glories of their popular history books, to read it. But relatively recently this theory is less accepted, since there are civilizations out of the Olmec reach with similar cultural features Reilly. It was my fault alone! Water and wind were harnessed for power on farms, and domesticated animals were a crucial element of farm life also. He showed evidence to support his views that these blacks were not slaves but traders and priests who were honored and venerated by the Indians—who built statues in their honors. Further, it highlights the ingenuity of the Indians, Scandinavians, Arabs, Mexican, Spaniards and others. La Venta was not fully excavated until 1943 by Mathew Sterling Carmack 27.
Van Sertima also believes that most of the explorers sailed from Egypt, but during the much later 25th dynasty. In the pillars of Creation. Furthermore, very ancient African skeletons have been unearth in California, Mexico, Central and South America. Many African-Americans in California are of Black Californian ancestry and their great grand parents were among the original Black Californians who were victims of Spanish Californio enslavement and Anglo American settler attacks. Please answer my question, how does it benefit us Black Americans that the Africans came here before Columbus? We are not Arabian people to have the Arab Prophet Mohammed. I've read far more plausible evidence against his case.
A black-haired, black-bearded figure in white robes, one of the representations of Quetzalcoatl, modeled on a dark-skinned outsider, appears in paintings in the valley of Mexico… while the Aztecs begin to worship a Negroid figure mistaken for their god Tezcatlipoca because he had the right ceremonial color. On the very ceremonial court and platform where four of the African-type heads were found in the holy capital of the Olmec world, La Venta. He may be researching this theory in order to better understand his own African history. The ancient West African coastal and interior Kingdoms occupied an area that is now covered with dense vegetation but may have been cleared about three to four thousand years ago. The presence and influence of Africans had to be covered up wherever it was found. It is the race of Black Americans that produced me a genuine Black American prophet. One of the most well known and respected cultural diffunionists is Ivan Van Sertima, who believes Egyptians of the twenty-fifth dynasty, sailed across the Mediterranean, the Atlantic ocean to the Americas, where they had enormous influence on civilizations of Mesoamerica, including the Ancient Olmec.
The stuff you know is what the European Gentiles taught you and that is why you are wrong. However, I must say that there were other corrections that I cannot accept as of yet. This blog seeks to build awareness about this subject, explore and re-examine the research built upon by Dr. Evidence that Olmec and Mesoamerican culture were influenced by African cultures is extremely unconvincing. They lived in the tropical lowlands of south-central Mexico, in the modern-day states of Veracruz and Tabasco. Well, what is wrong with your stupid reasoning is that there are recorders of things floating in the ocean current before man was created, but there no recorders of African explorers. Van Sertima was born in Georgetown, Guyana.
Nicholas Leon, an eminent Mexican authority, recorded the oral traditions of his people. Columbus liked trade and seagoing as indicated by his sugar trading activities in Madeira when he served as an agent for Genoese firm. The way you express your self is a clue to how develop your analytical thinking is and to believe that people can be stolen is not logical thinking. Part 4 is just where I happened to stop listening last night. Until it is paid it will forever be plagued with a host of problems that come from failing to honor its Scientific Ancestors. But, soon we will be right.