Racist colonialists needed African civilizations not to have been built by Africans to justify their plunder of the continent. Interview with Professor Chap Kusimba. Part XVI of our continuing series on Race, Racism and the Middle Ages.
During the Middle Ages, Africa wasn't in a "dark age"; it was linked to an emerging global world. Special interview with African Anthropologist Chapurukha Kusimba, part I. Part XIV of our ongoing series on race, Racism and the Middle Ages.
The greatest map possibly ever created was made by an Arab Muslim refugee working for a French-Norse king of Sicily on a giant silver disc in the twelfth century. It is one of the mulicultural wonders of the world.