Sunday, August 28, 2005

Black Athena

In 1987, Martin Bernal's Black Athena: The Afroasiatic Roots of Classical Civilization (The Fabrication of Ancient Greece 1785-1985, Volume 1) began a controversy which continues today. His Afrocentric view stresses that much of the Greek thought(perhaps all Eurocentric thought) stems from ancient racism which still is present today.

Learn more about the "Black Athena" debate.

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