Before each response, you are expected to fully state the Question!
ASSIGNMENT # 1 (It contains 2 Questions)
- What arguments are presented by Dr. Ivan Van Sertima to argue there was an African presence in the Americas before the coming of Christopher Columbus and the Europeans in 1492? What, if any, is the historical significance of this claim to an understanding of the African Diaspora.
- Who were the Olmecs? Discuss their importance and significance for a better understanding of the African Diaspora?
Look and make notes on the following Documentary.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=da1CikpRIr0&t=104s : Listen to this Documentary from the Television Program, “For The People”. The Host is Listervelt Middleton. South Carolina Television, Columbia, South Carolina.
ASSIGNMENT # 2: Look at the Documentaries and the Question you must respond to is –
Explain and Discuss why scholars argue that Africa is the home of the earliest humans and is the place/ area where the earliest human societies emerged.
https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=mysteries+of+mankind – National Geographic Documentary, “Mysteries of Mankind” from National Geographic, Washington D.C.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1_8VCKBxNic&t=810s – “For the People” Interview with Dr. Chiekh Anta Diop being interviewed by Listervelt Middleton of South Carolina Television.