They Came Before Columbus

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Random House, 1976 - African Americans - 288 pages
Sertima presents to us a compelling, dramatic and superbly detailed documentation of the presence and legacy of black Africans in ancient America.

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The history has factual accountability.

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Thoroughly vetted with strong research and reference tools. History has not been given its complete truth and this book covers many hidden hard truths about the journey of African origins. A thought provoking account. Read full review

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Nice chapter on Mali Empire and Abubakari's naval expedition., but studiously omits any overt references to Islam or Muslims. Read full review


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