_Billy_ wrote:One of the best posts that I have read since the beginning of the BV. The blacks should get down on their knees and thank God that their ancestors were slaves. If there had not been slaves they would still be running around the jungle in a loin cloth, with a bone through their nose, trying to escape being eaten by lions.
I guess this is why they wear their pants down below their cracks. Something in the genes.
OPEN MOUTH INSERT OWN FOOT ... deeply lol.
was an economic and cultural capital equal in historical importance 2 acclaimed cities like Rome, Athens, Jerusalem and Mecca. Beginning in the 13th Century Timbuktu became the center of a thriving trade in Africa. Prosperity made by the TRANS-SAHARAN trade routes brought great wealth 2 this city. This wealth attracted not only merchants and traders but also men of academic and religious learning.
TIMBUKTU was founded around 1100 c.e as a camp due to its proximity 2 the Niger river and by 1330 it was part of the powerful MALI Empire which controlled the lucrative gold-salt trade routes in the region. Two centuries later it reached the height of its granduer under the Songhay Empire becoming a haven for scholars
* Then we can move on 2 Egypt and how Greek [white] historians such as Diodorus[?] wrote extensively about his travels 2 a place that he praised. A place where he and others went 2 study and learn. A place he referred 2 as "KEMET" also known as "The Land of The Blacks
* But closer 2 home ... shall we go in2 painstaking detail regarding all of the medical, scientific and technological contributions that black people have been responsible 4 here in these great United States of America? The list of accomplishments is downright exhaustive and we are talking about a people who had been slaves 5, 10, 15, 20 yrs be4 and once freed and allowed 2 explore, read, research and so on came up with countless inventions that many of us even presently enjoy.