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The Ancient World As Seen By Afrocentrists

By Mary Lefkowitz Introduction  At some schools and universities in the USA today students are learning a version of ancient history that is strikingly different from what is being taught to their counterparts in Europe.[1] This new narrative cannot be reconciled with the traditional account, which is still being taught in the vast majority of schools and universities. Advocates of […]

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Cleopatra, Afrocentrism and Media Distortions

Cleopatra, Afrocentrism and Media Distortions

Cleopatra VII Photo @ Wikipedia.org Yesterday, i noticed accidentally a BBC report , published almost one year ago, entitled “Cleopatra’s mother ‘was African”. Although the report was related to an archaeological discovery, it brought forward again the famous ongoing discussion about the controversy of Cleopatra’s race At the beginning of the report we can read: “Cleopatra, the last Egyptian Pharaoh, renowned for her beauty, […]

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Critics in FYROM fault MANU for inciting Albanophobia and hatred

From Dnevnik,  22 Sep 09,  p 13 by Saso Kokalanov: “Sehtanski for Academician”   We [FYRO]Macedonians are autochthonous champions in the historic discipline of shooting oneself in the foot and the newly-published MANU [FYRO]Macedonian Encyclopedia is an anthological example of this.  [..] now, the most senior scholarly institution in the country has managed to shoot a big bullet in the hardly […]

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