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Black history : early African-American presences in America, and the historic role of African Queens / Ivan Van Sertima ; interviewed by Bari Scott and Paris Williams.

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Program Title:
Black history : early African-American presences in America, and the historic role of African Queens / Ivan Van Sertima ; interviewed by Bari Scott and Paris Williams.
PRA Archive #: 
AZ0946
Description: 

Dr. Ivan Van Sertima provides an historical view of Africa. He lists African achievements in medicine, mathematics and astronomy, and explains the transformation of the great African empires as a result of colonization. he goes on to documents parallels between African and Latin American civilizations: pyramids, papers, scripts, rituals, and royal paraphernalia. He concludes by noting that people should leave the prisons of their imagination, and not mimic the culture of oppressor.|BLACK HISTORY : EARLY AFRICAN-AMERICAN PRESENCES IN AMERICA, AND THE HISTORIC ROLE OF AFRICAN QUEENS / Ivan Van Sertima| interviewed by Bari Scott and Paris Williams. - Dr. Ivan Van Sertima provides an historical view of Africa. He lists African achievements in medicine, mathematics and astronomy, and explains the transformation of the great African empires as a result of colonization. He goes on to document parallels between African and Latin American civilizations: pyramids, papers, scripts, rituals, and royal paraphenalia. He concludes by noting that people should leave the prisons of their imagination, and not mimic the culture of the oppressor. - BROADCAST: KPFA, 18 Feb. 1987.

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Date Recorded on: 
Date Broadcast on: 
KPFA, 18 Feb. 1987.
Item duration: 
1 reel (62 min.) : 7 1/2 ips., mono.|62:00
Distributor: 
Los Angeles : Pacifica Radio Archive, 1991.
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