Pre-Colonial (1790) Manufacture in Africa

Listen Siblings, I come in peace, “If you want to keep something secret from black folks, put it between the covers of a book.” — African Proverb (America) While tanning leather in the open air, gun shots rang and my village went into a panic.  We were being invaded.  Brave drummers beat out the positionContinue reading “Pre-Colonial (1790) Manufacture in Africa”

A 14th Century Account on Africa

Listen Siblings, I come in peace, “They do not interfere with the property of the white man who dies in their country even though it may consist of great wealth” — Ibn Battuta on our ancestors Today’s article discusses our pre-colonial past. This excerpt is taken from Ibn Battuta’s travels and explains what he sawContinue reading “A 14th Century Account on Africa”