Black History Matters
A thought-provoking look at black history today
Black history matters, today and always.
An important and hard-hitting account of the history of black people, looking at African kingdoms, slavery, apartheid, the battle for civil rights and much more. Important and inspiring black personalities, from Olaudah Equiano to Oprah Winfrey, are highlighted throughout, while achievements and progress are balanced alongside a look at the issues that continue to plague black communities.
#Blacklivesmatter is a powerful international movement, designed to raise awareness of and end ongoing injustice towards black people. This book is designed to connect with that movement and offer an important resource for all young readers during Black History Month and beyond.
Robin Walker, also known as The Black History Man, is one of the UK's most pre-eminent African scholars. Born in London, Walker read economics at LSE before studying African World Studies under Dr Femi Biko and later Kenny Bakie. Since 1992 Robin has been lecturing in adult education, universities and conferences on African World Studies, Egyptology and Black History. Robin has authored or co-authored 13 books, including classic titles such as Classical Splendour, Roots of Black History Sword, Seal and Koran, and When We Ruled, the single most advanced historical synthesis on the history of Africa and its people to date.
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08 Aug 2019
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