THE GREAT WALL OF AFRICA

One of the amazing empires covered in my new book NUBIA: The Rise and Fall of African Empires is the Empire of Benin. Today, Nigeria is often maligned but the country was once the home of one of the most artistically sophisticated cultures in the world.┬áThe Benin Empire was once heralded for the incredible art […]

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WHY AFRICAN HISTORY MATTERS

My new book NUBIA: The Rise and Fall of African Empires introduces readers to the ancient black Kingdoms, Nations and Empires of Pre-colonial Africa. Many of these empires haven’t existed for centuries and it is fair to ask why resurrecting their memory is important. During the years I spent researching and writing, I encountered more […]

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