THE AFRICAN STAR OVER EUROPE:A SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE AFRICAN PRESENCE IN EARLY EUROPE
Compiled by RUNOKO RASHIDI
August 29, 2009
"This book deals with the migration of black peoples to Europe and their impact upon the people of that continent, not as servants and colonials of Europe but as the fathers of its first inhabitants, the creators of its first art, its first tools, and, in some places and historical periods, its masters and teachers, invaders and traders, its most venerated madonnas, saints and popes....We see Africa, in fact, when it stood as a star over the dark continent of Europe." --Ivan Van Sertima, The African Star Over Europe
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