Destruction of Black Civilization: Great Issues of a Race from 4500BC to 2000AD
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The richness of this scientific research work is impressive especially because it covers a large period of time. A little known fact about Dr. Williams is that in addition to being an historian and professor, Dr. Williams was president of a baking company, editor of a newsletter, The New Challenge, an economist, high school teacher and principal and a novelist. A new collection of the seminal writings and speeches of a legendary writer, orator, and civil rights leader
I gave up half way through this audiobook. The voice of the narrator just doesn't hold up to the knowledge given in this book.As part of theGreat Migrationout of the rural South, the Williams family moved toWashington, DC, in 1910. His father hoped for more opportunity there, especially in education, and Williams graduated from Armstrong Technical High School.Williams’ mother died in 1925, leaving his father a widower. All their children were grown by then.
Keita, Shomarka O. Y. (May 1981). "royal incest and diffusion in Africa". American Ethnologist. 8 (2): 392–393. doi: 10.1525/ae.1981.8.2.02a00120. I am so grateful for our great Afrikan historians who found the truth, thoroughly uncovered and recorded it, thus giving myself and others a deeply profound point of view. This is a #1 read. Finishing this book brought me peace. I am inspired! I will read Chancellor Williams companion to this: The Rebirth of Afrikan Civilization as well. Petrie, Phil W. (December 1981). "DR. CHANCELLOR WILLIAMS: Celebrating Our Glorious History". Essence. 12 (8): 74–75, 132, 134, 139 . Retrieved 8 July 2023.
Great Issues of a Race from 4500 B.C. to 2000 A.D.
What is considered the cradle of civilization geographically and its interconnectedness to the whole of Africa. In 1935 Williams started as Administrative Principal for the Cheltenham School for Boys inMaryland. Four years later he became a teacher in the Washington, DC, public schools. With World War II imminent, he entered the civil service system in the Federal government in 1941, serving as section chief of theCensus Bureau, a statistician for War Relocation Board, and an economist inOffice of Price Administration. It was very hard to listen to this overly eager white man read this book like he was giving an unpracticed book report. Really distracts from the hugely important and historic substance of this book. Poorly edited would also be a compliment.
It appears that from time immemorial, stark greed, the desire for wealth, has overridden all humane considerations. Greed has served as a kind of anesthesia, deadening humane sentiments and breaking the bonds of affection that relates man to man.”He was eloquent and articulate - obviously well-educated. And sophisticated, too. He was also a slave who escaped to freedom. What are the best practices for engaging indigenous communities in grassroots peace and justice campaigns?