Pan Africanism : Libraries in the Sand Reveal Africa's Academic Past

Discussion in 'Black History - Culture - Panafricanism' started by Changes_Changes, Nov 10, 2006.

  1. Changes_Changes

    Changes_Changes Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    I thought folks might enjoy this.

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    How do we know they weren't built by Arabs?
     
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    Timbuktu's leading families have only recently started to give up what they see as ancestral heirlooms. They are being persuaded by local officials that the manuscripts should be part of the community's shared culture.

    I have been studying this region for some time and I believe this "find" came about because the government there have NEED for the LAND.

    Like in America and elsewhere, archeological discoveries (such as ancestral enslaved African burials) are made due to the government or enormous organization building ROADS of DESTRUCTION.

    This should have been NEWS ALONG TIME AGO.
     
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