Yosef A.A. Ben-Jochannan
Africa: Mother of Western Civilization
In lecture/essay format, Dr. Ben identifies and corrects myths about the inferiority and primitiveness of the indigenous African peoples and their descendants. Dr. Ben is one of a kind. No single person has taught as many of us about the wonders of Africa’s ancient civilization as he has. Fearless, audacious, and driven, Dr. Ben is a living monument of commitment to one’s people and to the search for truth, about us. Unlike many scholars, he has not merely asked us to accept his testimony about history, he has been relentless in putting the primary evidence for his conclusions before us. I am personally indebted to Dr. Ben for his original research, interpretations, teachings and leadership in the African community.