Ancient African terracotta portraits B. Recent discoveries in the field of linguistics and other methods have shown without a doubt, that the ancient Olmecs of Mexico, known as the Xi People, came originally from West Africa and were of the Mende African ethnic stock. According to Clyde A. Winters and other writers see Clyde A.
African Resistance to Colonial Rule
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Republish our articles for free, online or in print, under Creative Commons licence. This article is a foundation essay. These are longer than usual and take a wider look at a key issue affecting society. African scholarship on Africa is operating at only a fraction of its true potential. It is hampered by the preferences, policies and politics of the Western academy. There are three reasons for my assertion. The first relates to the poor state of knowledge about African economics and politics.
The first inhabitants of Asia were black
Al-Jahiz , black man from Iraq, multidisciplinary scholar, recognized as one of the greatest writers in the Arabic language, extract from his work Book on the glory of Blacks over Whites. You have qbove an image of the skull of Qafzeh found in modern day Israel. This skull is that of the first inhabitant of Asia, the oldest modern man found outside of Africa. The anatomically modern man was born in Africa years ago in the Great Lakes Region ; more exactly in the valley of the Omo in Ethiopia, near Kenya and the Sudan.
It also neglects the colonial-era power dynamic of which African societies and institutions were essential components. After the Berlin Conference of —85, at which the most powerful European countries agreed upon rules for laying claim to particular African territories, the British, French, Germans, Italians, Spanish, Belgians, and Portuguese set about formally implementing strategies for the long-term occupation and control of Africa. The conquest had begun decades earlier—and in the case of Angola and South Africa, centuries earlier. But after the Berlin Conference it became more systematic and overt. The success of the European conquest and the nature of African resistance must be seen in light of Western Europe's long history of colonial rule and economic exploitation around the world.