for part one click here Scene 5: Walking with Black Panthers Description: In this scene we see a black and white picture where Kendrick is walking with a pride of Black panthers in a burnout forest, the only hint of colour is the gold bandana on his head. Meaning: The burnout out desolate forest is … Continue reading Artistic Breakdown of Kendrick Lemar’s All The Stars Video pt 2 #Symbolism
Many ancient and medieval African cities had complex fortifications and other defensive systems. Infact the largest defensive systems that are known to Archaeologist are West African. The walls and moat system of Benin City(started 800 AD) tops the list, with a total length of over 1600 km, 'four times the size of the Great wall … Continue reading 15 Historical Facts on Africa #3
Some of the first universities to be built in the world were African, these include the University of Fez (859 AD), in Morocco and the Univeristy of Timbuktu(1327AD) in modern day Mali. These were institution of higher learning focussed mainly on the Islamic sciences, as well as medicine, astronomy, mathematics and language. Timbuktu had a … Continue reading 15 Historical Facts on Africa #2
Two-thirds of the worlds gold came from Africa in the medieval era, according to Richard Smith, showing the astronomical levels of mining in pre-colonial Africa and the extensive trade links that formed.