They Came Before Columbus
With the skill of a novelist, Ivan Van Sertima reveals to readers compelling, dramatic, and superbly detailed documentation of the presence and legacy of Black Africans in ancient America. It is the marriage of twin crafts--the artist's and the scholar's--in a book that makes it possible to see clearly the unmistakable face and handprint of Black Africans in Pre-Columbian America, and their overwhelming impact on the civilization they found here.
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one of the most eye awakening books on earth. Shows how much history has been deleted.
Review: They Came Before Columbus: The African Presence in Ancient AmericaUser Review - Sabrina Messenger - Goodreads
This book changed my life! I grew up in a time when Black people were told they had no history, no past worth remembering, and one day I found this book in my local library, and out of curiosity, took ... Read full review
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