Blacks Before America

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'Blacks Before America' tells the history of Blacks thousands of years before Columbus landed in America. Blacks were in the forefront of human civilization.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780865432987
  • Publisher: Africa World Press
  • Publication date: 3/1/1994
  • Pages: 156

Meet the Author

Mark Hyman
Mark Hyman

Mark Hyman, M.D., is the editor in chief of Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine, the most prestigious journal in the field of integrative medicine. After ten years as co-medical director at Canyon Ranch in the Berkshires, he is now in private practice in Lenox, Massachusetts. He is the coauthor of the New York Times bestseller Ultraprevention. His websites are and

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Table of Contents

The Kingdom of Mali 3
Clitus Niger, Aide to Alexander 4
Terence, Latin Playwright 7
Zenobia, Queen of The East 8
The Land of Punt 9
Saint Augustine 11
Egypt's Twenty-Fifth Dynasty 13
The Smelting of Iron 14
Blacks: Centuries of Christianity 16
Black Africans And Gold 17
The University At Sankore 20
Imhotep, Black Egyptian Physician 21
The Falashas, The Black Jews 22
An African Voyage to America 24
Early Black Migrations 26
Bilal, Aide To Mohammed 28
African Traders 29
Anna Zingha, Warrior Queen of Angola 31
Aesop, The Black Fabulist 33
Black African Presence in America 35
Before the Dawn of History 41
Hatshepsut, First Queen of Egypt 43
Akhnaton, Believer in One God 44
Tut, Black Boy King 46
Candaces of Ethiopia 50
Makeda, Queen of Sheba 52
Scientists and Builders 53
Blacks in Mythology 58
Influence on the Greeks 60
Among the Romans 62
Black Emperor of Rome 64
Herodotus Reported on Blacks 67
Cush (Ethiopia): A World Power 69
The Unmatched City of Ancient Meroe 72
Impact on Asia and the Orient 75
Three Black African Popes 77
Blacks in the New World 79
Sunni Ali Ber, King of Songhay 80
Great African Warriors 83
Ramses III 84
Tarharka "The Triple Crown" 85
Hannibal, Black Threat to Rome 86
Antar, Warrior and Poet 90
Cetewayo 92
Lucius Quietus 93
Eighty-year-old General Yusif Bin Tashfin 94
Conquerors of Spanish Christians 97
American Black Ancestors 98
A Black General Died for Christ 103
Portuguese Black Royalty 106
Blacks Discovered Europe 108
Two Blacks Fought Over Rome 110
The Brightness of Dark Africa 112
Black Caesar Murdered 115
Mother of Saint Augustine 117
A Deeper Look at Aesop 119
Sophonisba: A Beautiful Black Sacrifice 121
Julius Caesar Wept for Carthage 124
Black Sahara: 8,000 Years Ago 126
Hypatia: Black, Beautiful and Brainy 128
White Slaves, Black Masters 129
Kahina: Jewish, African and Defiant 131
Africans Saved the Byzantine 133
Struggle of Early Black Christians 135
Abderraham Saved African History 136
Treasures of Ancient Nigeria 139
Early African Religions 140
Endless Ethiopia 144
The Last Empire Bows Out 147
References and Suggested Readings 151
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