“Within the last decade alone, evidence has been unearthed in the field of agricultural and pastoral science, architecture, aeronautics, engineering, mathematics, mining, metallurgy and medicine, navigation and physics, that has made the whole ground, upon which conventional studies of Africa have been built, rock violently with the shock of astonishing discoveries. These are astonishing only because the nerve of the world has been deadened for centuries to the vibrations of African genius. Every new revelation has made us realize that the eyes of the anthropologists and historian have been focusing on the edge or periphery of the African world, blind to all that has lain within the heartland of its civilizations.”

Source: Dr. Ivan Van Sertima. Blacks In Science: Ancient and Modern. pg. 5. 1983.


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