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Du bois first articulated the need for the equivalent of a black encyclopedia britannica, kwame anthony appiah and henry louis gates jr. During urbanization african americans began to migrate to northern cities. Landmark information from the african history books on this site, shows black ancestors wrote the bible. This is the first time his short stories about the north are collected in one volume. Myth or reality by cheikh anta diop you can also watch his interview on youtube.
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