We, The Sons And Daughters Of AFRICAs Great Sperms And Ovum, Let Us This Day Of 6086 N.Y. / 1986 C.E. Speak As One Voice Academically

(A paper for, or an address to, the Association for the Study of Classical African Civilization)

By Yosef A.A. ben-Jochannan

360°, H.P., O.E.E.A./4|90

Elder of A.S.C.A.C.


Prelude

It is wisely written by a sensitively rare type European scholar who accompanied the French Imperial Colonial Forces under the control of General Napoleon de Boneparte the following:

THERE A PEOPLE NOW FORGOTTEN DISCOVERED WHILE OTHERS WERE YET BARBARIANS, THE ELEMENTS OF THE ARTS AND SCIENCES. A RACE OF MEN NOW REJECTED FOR THEIR BLACK SKIN AND WOOLLY HAIR, FOUNDED ON THE STUDY OF THE LAWS OF NATURE THOSE CIVIL AND RELIGIOUS SYSTEMS WHICH STILL GOVERN THE UNIVERSE.

THIS QUOTATION IS EXTRACTED FROM PAGE XVII OF Count C.F. Volney's masterpiece of the 19th Century C.C. Ruins of Empire.1 However flattering this may seem, Volney2 never one time in any of his many writings called for the withdrawal of French Imperial Forces from Africa. I guess it was this vile type of hypocrisy that caused our late sage, philosopher and African Nationalist Freedom Fighter, etc.—MARCUS MOZIAH GARVEY3—to caution all of us meeting here to KNOW OUR OWN ENEMIES when he wrote the following PHILOSOPHICAL THOUGHT4 about just what is an education!

EDUCATION

To be learned in all that is worth while knowing. Not to be crammed with the subject of the book or the philosophy of the classroom, but to store away in your head such facts as you need for the daily application of life, so that you may the better in all things understand your fellowmen, and interpret you relationship to your creator.

You can be educated in soul, vision and feeling, as well as in mind. To see your enemy and know him is a part of the complete education of men, to spiritually regulate one's self in another form of the higher education that fits man for a nobler place in life, and still, to approach your brother by the feeling of your own humanity, is an education that soften the ills of the world and makes us kind indeed.

Many a man was educated outside the schoolroom. It is something you let out, not completely take in. You are a part of it, for it is natural; it is dormant simply because you will not develop it, but God creates every man with it knowingly or unknowingly to him who possesses it—that's the difference. Develop yours and you become as great and full of knowledge as the other fellow without even entering the classroom.

Obviously the world's first multi-genius—I-EM-HOTEP/IMHOTEP,5 monotheist and non-violence advocate—AKHENATEN/AMENHOTEP IV, Master engineering wizard—RAMESES II,6 and so many other Nile Valley AFRICAN GREATS that introduced to the :known World" what is today "CIVILIZATION," then "HIGH-CULTURE," were known to both Count C.F. Volney and Marcus M. Garvey. Images of these three African brothers (among other African personalities) appear below.


EGYPT IN NILE YEAR 6090 7

H.C. 5000 8 / C.E. 1986 9 / A.H. 1364 10 / ETC.


Narmer (Aha, Menes): First unifier of Upper & Lower Egypt,
and the Pharaoh of the 1st Dynasty.

BELOW FROM LEFT TO RIGHT
Imhotep: Architect, physician, pyramid builder.
Queen Hatshepsut: The Ablest queen of far antiquity.
Thutmose: The mightiest conqueror and administrator of far antiquity.
Queen Tiy: Mother of Akhenaten.
Pharaoh Akhenaten: Monotheist & Prince of Peace.
Pharaoh Ramses II: Master engineer and builder.
Narmer 
LEFT



In spite of the preceding comments, it was the monstrously damaging interpretation of the BOOK OF GENESIS, Chapter IX, Verses 20–25, in the Haribu's BABELONIAN TALMUD,11 by Sixth Century C.E./A.D. Eurpoean :Jewish Talmudist Scholars" who wrote the following account about "NOAH'S FAMILY AND THE GREAT DELUGE/FLOOD12 that set the stage for our enslavement; thus:

Now I cannot beget the fourth son whose children I would have ordered to serve you and your brothers! Therefore it must be Canaan, your first born, whom they enslave. And since you have disabled me…doing ugly things in blackness of night, Canaan's children shall be born ugly and black! Moreover, because you twisted your head around to see my nakedness, your grandchildren's hair shall be twisted into kinks, and their eyes red; again because our lips jested at my misfortune, theirs shall swell; and because you neglected my nakedness, they shall go naked, and their male members shall be shamefully elongated! Men of this race are called Negroes, their forefather Cannan commanded them to love theft and fornication, to be banded together in hatred of their masters and never to tell the truth.13

Unfortunately, they did not live long enough to see the current cleanup version of their brand of lily white Caucasian-Semitic ANTI-AFRICAN [BLACK] RACISM and RELIGIOUS BIGOTRY, an example of which follows below,14 thus:

Noah plants a vineyard, gets drunk and is mocked by his son, Ham.

  1. And Noah {began to be an husbandman, and he was the first tiller of the soil. He} planted a vineyard:
  2. And he drank of the wine, and was drunken; and he was uncovered within his tent.
  3. And Ham, the father of Canaan, was the nakedness of his father, and told his two brethren without.
  4. And Shem and Japheth took a garment, and laid it upon both their shoulders, and went backward, and covered the nakedness of their father; and their faces were backward, and they saw not their father's nakedness.
  5. And Noah awoke from his wine, and knew what his {younger, youngest} son had done unto him.

Considering the evidence just presented, isn't it equally true the former quote gave all credence to the Asian-Moslem and European, English, European American-Jewish and Christian, et al., SLAVE TRADERS and PLANTATION OWNERS we note in the following MAP OF THE SLAVE TRADE FROM 640 TO 1890 C.E.? Let us review this Eurasian MONSTER with academic indifference.



This afternoon as we continue our deliberations, let us surely remember not to choose sides between our former and present "SLAVERS" in the so-called "STRUGGLE FOR THE MIDDLE-EAST15." And by so doing, let us not equally forget to RESEARCH and DOCUMENT the claims made by brother Chancellor Williams in his Destruction of Black Civilization: From 4000 B.C. to 2000 A.D.16 This we must, especially when we look at the MAPS OF AFRICA FROM INDEPENDENCE TO SLAVERY, COLONIALISM, NEO-COLONIALISM,17 and WHATEVER ELSE! But can anyone of us assembled here point out one solitary "SLAVE STATE/KINGDOM" that existed in any part of "AFRICA" before the arrival of the ASIAN SLAVERS in the east and EUROPEAN SLAVERS in the west? If so; so tell us where! If none: please publish said fact to the known world of today. I have included on below a map titled: ALKEBU-LAN/"AFRICA" ACCORDING TO EUROPEAN KNOWLEDGE IN The MID-EIGHTEENTH [18th] CENTURY C.E./A.D. ARAB INVADERS ALREADY SETTLED. I hope this will add to our understanding of the enormity of the genocide committed against us by ASIANS, EUROPEAN, BRITISHERS, EUROPEAN AMERICANS, et al., in the Holy Name of God—AL'LAH, JEHOVAH, JESUS [The Christ]18, and others.19 There can be no more PROCRASTINATING by any of us on this issue, irrespective of our particular RELIGIOUS orientation.


This map demonstrates the total ignorance of Europeans and European Americans about AFRICA and AFRICANS even until the 18th Century C.E./A.D. Yet, most of the OPINIONS OF NEGATIVE VALUE ABOUT "AFRICA" AND "AFRICANS" were formulated during this period upon FALSE INFORMATION such as presented here.

The colonial picture of the European and European American imperialists and colonialists' "PARTITION" of the AFRICAN and ASIAN PEOPLES' LANDS among themselves is quite vividly shown. It was at the "BERLIN CONFERENCE" and "BRUSSELS CONFERENCE" that "AFRICA" was made the "JIG SAW ABORTION" it now appears to be. With RIVERS, MOUNTAIN RANGES, LAKES, etc. as "BOUNDARY LINES"; some even "DRAWN THROUGH HOMES"; and FAMILIES divided into one European colony or another; the AFRICANS welfare never being considered important.

ALKEBU LAN/"AFRICA" ACCORDING TO EUROPEAN KNOWLEDGE IN THE MID-EIGHTEEN [18TH] CENTURY C.E./A.D. ARAB INVADERS ALREADY SETTLED
[See the maps below]20

Those of us whose expertise it is to write about the SLAVE TRADE and its subsequent "COLONIAL EXPERIENCE" of our African ancestors and ourselves must judiciously RE-EXAMINE the FACTS and FIGURES…" with the aide and comfort of the CHURCH, SYNAGOGUE, MOSQUE, TEMPLE, etc. "DOGOODERS" as depicted on the following page- [9] - of this "Address/Paper," a MAP OF EUROPEAN "EXPLORERS" IN AFRICA: 1797–1900 A.D.21 Why were they in Africa? Are we to assume they were in "AFRICA" on behalf of the "BEST INTEREST" of the African People22 as they did during the "SLAVE TRADE"! If so, why did they not report on having seen the effects of at least ONE SOLITARY AFRICAN KINGDOM that held "INDIGENOUS AFRICAN SLAVES"23 of any kind before the arrival of ASIAN, EUROPEAN, BRITISH and EUROPEAN-AMERICAN SLAVERS? Again, are we to equally assume that they would have COVERED-UP on behalf of their African victims!

The die has been casted. We are in a death struggle on the academic front. We must select a side. We can't straddle the fence much more. Our SONS and DAUGHTERS will soon take the lead of their BROTHER AND SISTER AFRICANS in the so-called "REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA."24 This time it will not be AFRICAN TRAITRORS excluded from the axe. It's are you for, or against, us?

MAP: EUROPEAN "EXPLORERS" OF AFRICA WHO CHARTERED THE PATHWAY FOR THE EVENTUAL COLONIAL "PARTITION OF AFRICA" 1795190025


MAP:
EUROPEAN "EXPLORERS" OF AFRICA
WHO CHARTED THE PATHWAY
FOR THE EVENTUAL COLONIAL
"PARTITION OF AFRICA"
17951900

FIGURE--ALKEBU-LAN MAP HERE CONTAINS END-NOTES26-30


The so-called "CIVILIZED" [Western European, British and European-American]31 "NATIONS OF The WORLD" were in the process of heaping INTERNATIONAL TERRORISM upon their helpless32 AFRICAN VICTIMS; this we see on the three maps following below. Please hear me, for we had not yet gained control of any of the GUN POWER and CANONS33 for MASS DESTRUCTION under coordination by so-called "Jewish Scholars34, Christian Missionaries,35 and Moslem Reformers36." Therefore the end result includes our own assemblage here today—ONE THOUSAND AND FORTY-SIX{1,046] YEARS later.37 Yet it was not only AFRICANS!; as ASIANS, even most of whose parents had ENSLAVED our parents, were to fall VICTIMS to the same BARBARISM38 at the vile hands of the Christian, Atheist, Jewish, etc. Europeans, Britishers and European Americans—all "MASTERS OF GENOCIDE" and "HOLOCAUSTS" from whom ADOLPH HITLER of Nazi Germany learnt extremely well. The following map on this page reveals the TRUTH I am speaking of. It also confirms we must never forget that out of this pit came the so-called "MASTER ORDER"39Berlin Conference of 1884 C.E., Brussels Conference of 1886 C.E.,40 league of Nations in 1918 C.E.,"41 and now the United Nations Organization in 1945 C.E.42 All of these created for the purpose of the so-called "CIVILIZED [Western] NATIONS" maintaining their ECONOMIC DOMINATION of the equally so-called 'THIRD WORLD",43 etc. Of course Mother Africa is of the "FIRST WORLD"; make no ifs and buts about this FACT/TRUTH! The "OLDEST" is of the "FIRST WORLD"; nothing less.



Although of major importance, we must always remember that "SLAVERY" is but one very short EPISODE in our very long AFRICAN EXPERIENCE that dates back MILLIONS OF YEARS before the Judeo-Christian-Islamic "FIRST TWO PEOPLE—ADAM AND EVE".44 A casual reflection at the cover of this ADDRESS/PAPER—looking at "ZINJANTHROPUS BOISE" at 1.7 MILLION YEARS past, and "LUCY" [not shown here] of 3.2 MILLION YEARS,45 should add to the reason why we must proceed way beyond the confines of the boundary of the "HOLOCAUST" [plural] slavery brought to bear upon US—the entire "AFRICAN [Black] RACE" everywhere. Thus we must take stock of the dissection of Mother Alkebu-lan/"Africa" by the nations for whom we still prove our loyalty daily. Certainly, we must equally take stock of the demography of "Africa's" landmass even today as we sit here.

Table on "The 1895 PARTITION OF AFRICA" (containing End Notes 4649).

As we rise above setbacks of HUMAN DEGRADATION caused by Eurasian SLAVERS, the DESCENDANTS of whom now "BLAME" us for their inheritance of our ENSLAVEMENT, let us equally rise above the myth of our own CONDEMNATION as no other people have done for the benefit of their ENEMIES—the SLAVERS. As such, we must remember what the late brother Marcus Moziah Garvey told us about this in his "PHILOSOPHY ON EDUCATION." He cautioned:

TO SEE YOUR ENEMY AND KNOW HIM IS PART OF THE COMPLETE EDUCATION OF MAN.

I suggest that we return to Volume One of The Philosophy and Opinions of Marcus Garvey to better understand the depth of his [almost "before his time"] leadership of Africans everywhere.

The aspect of "EDUCATION" Brother Garvey was PHILOSOPHIZING about included the statistical data I've already shown in the table refered to above in this "ADDRESS/PAPER"; all of it from the records of the Berlin and Brussels "CONFERENCE" and "ACT" of 1864 C.E. through 1986 C.E./A.D., which included the role of the United States of America [U.S.A.] through its representatives—EDWIN TERREL, Berlin and HENRY CASSON, Brussels, both with the vile title "MINISTER PLENIPOTENTIARY and AMBASSADOR EXTRAORDINARY"—is equally documented in Volume I of the three volume work by QUEEN VICTORIA50 of Great Britain's "Official Historian"—Sir EDWARD E. HERTSLET—entitled "The MAP OF AFRICA BY TREATY," London, 1895 and 1902, etc.


End Notes:

  1. Count C.F. Volney, Ruins of Empire, London, 1912.
  2. He supported the monarchy of France, of which he was a part thereof. His accomplice was Baron Viviant Denon—who wrote Travels in Egypt and Assyria, and equally drew the first truly representation of the colossal Statue of Pharaoh Khafra and Lion which the Greeks called "Sphinx of Giza."
  3. See Amy Jacques Garvey, The Philosophy and Opinions of Marcus Garvey, Frank Cass and Company Limited, London, 1923, Part I, pp. 15–16.
  4. Garvey, as a "philosopher," has been underplayed by too many African scholars.
  5. He became a "God of Egypt" due to his multi-genius undertakings. The ancient Greeks called him "God of Medicine Aescalapius"—these included "Hippocrates" the Greek "father of medicine."
  6. 3rd Pharaoh of the XIXth Dynasty, ca. 1340–1232 B.C.E Allegedly the so-called "Pharaoh of the Exodus of the Israelite people from Egypt," Northeast Africa. No record of this is in Egyptian history anywhere on papyrus, obelisks, stalae, or in temples, tombs, pyramids, etc. by folklore.
  7. From the first day of the Ist Dynasty, or Beginning of the Nile Year Calendar.
  8. H.C. = Beginning of the Hebrew ["Jewish"] Calendar, allegedly beginning with the making of "Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden" as per the Book of Genesis [Five Books of Moses / Torah].
  9. C.E. = Christian Era.
  10. A.H. = After the Hejira—The year Mohamet ibn-Abdullah fled the City of Mecca and established the Religion of Islam at the Oasis of Yathrib outside the City of Medina, Arabia, Asia in 622 C.E. of the Christian Era = C.E or A.D, etc. The beginning of the Moslem / Islamic Calendar.
  11. See, Robert Graves and Raphael Patai, Hebrew Myths: The Story of Genesis, Doubleday Company, Garden City, N.Y., 1972, pp. 120–122.
  12. An Hebrew folklore about the "end of the first world destroyed by a Great Deluge [Flood] caused by God Jehovah" of the Book of Genesis, Holy Torah [Old Testament].
  13. See pp. 120–122 of Graves and Patai's book mentioned in No. 7 above.
  14. See No. 7, p.6 above, Authorized Standard King James Version of the Holy Bible, Genesis, Chapter XX, Verses 20–24.
  15. A euphemism for ht nations located in northeast Africa, Asia, and southeast Europe at the eastern limits of the Mediterranean Sea.
  16. Published by Third World Press, Chicago, Ill., 1972.
  17. The act of former colonials working in the interest of their former colonial masters and themselves against the interest of their own indigenous newly independent government, in fact "traitors."
  18. Christ is from the Greek "Crystos" [The Anointed]. It became the English version of a Sir Name or Title at the Nicene Conference of Bishops [219 of them] in 325 C.E. called by Emperor Constantine of the Roman Empire. One's mother "anoints" him or her before leaving for a journey.
  19. Each and every "God" and/or "Goddess" is as "true" for the followers as the others of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam; all relatively new religions—equally their deities Jehovah, Jesus [the Christ] and Al'lah.
  20. See Sir Edward Hertslett, The Men Of Africa By Treaty, Vol. II, Cass and Company, London, 1898, etc. Three volumes complete this set of more than 6,000 pages with graphs, maps, and treatises.
  21. In fact very little different to the "conquistadors" of Spain. They charted the course for colonialism and imperialism outside of Europe, Britain, and European America.
  22. The tale that "Africans enslaved themselves" is even common amongst "Negro" and "Colored" mis-educators who hate their African Heritage and History. See John Hope Franklin, From Slavery to Freedom: A History of Negro Americans, Vintage Press, New York 1963, 3rd. Ed. And Enlarged.
  23. There was not one solitary kingdom in all of Africa with one slave before the arrival of the Arab slavers in ca. 640 C.E. or 18 A.H., and the European Slavers in ca. 1506 C.E.; an historical fact.
  24. Originally called "Monomotapa" by the entire indigenous African population before the arrival of the first Europeans [Portuguese] with Captain Bartoleme Dias in ca. 1486 C.E. and Captain Vasco daGama in cs. 1496 C.E. Subsequent Boers, Hugenots, and Britons conquest of this empire caused the change of name to the "Union of South Africa" under British rule, and now "Republic of South Africa" under Boer/Dutch rule. Why not return to the original "Monomotapa" when it regains it independence under African rule? The conqueror writes history for the conquered to read.
  25. See pp. 52–52 of A.J. Garvey's Philosophy and Opinion of Marcus Garvey.
  26. The "Jig-saw puzzle" appearance of the Map of Africa was done by European, British, and European American imperial colonialists at the Berlin and Brussels Conference of 1884–1886 and 1886–1896 C.E. respectively; the so-called "Partition of Africa."
  27. The {Partition of Africa" began when French Imperial Colonial Forces invaded and occupied Cueta, Morocco, Northwest Africa in 1830 C.E.
  28. See Volumes 1–3 of Sir Edward Hertslett's The Map of Africa by Treaty for further details.
  29. The "Free Trade" was strictly reserved for European, British European and European American "terrorist nations," and aginst all African nations being colonized, enslaved and terrorized.
  30. The stage of colonialism in Africa by European "terrorist nations" at the beginning of the Berlin Conference instituted by Kaiser Wilhelm and Otto von Bismark of Germany, Europe, et at.
  31. Them proper nomenclature is "High Culture." Who, or what, made the "sole authority" of what or who is "civilized" and/or "uncivilized" other than themselves!
  32. The slaughter, genocide and holocaust committed against African people by Asian Arab-Moslem people, European-British and European American-Christian-Jewish people were caused by their African victims themselves who lacked every comparable military weapons for their defense.
  33. See The History of Gunpowder as it relates to the role of Schwartzer Berholder—the African of Togo, West Africa who invented the first canon in Germany.
  34. They established the religious support for anti-African [black] racism and religious bigotry that morally justified "slavery" and "colonialism." See pp. 120–122 of Robert Graves and Raphael Patal's Hebrew myths: The Story of Genesis for further details.
  35. They conducted the "Slave Trade to the West," Triangular Trade by definition, from the days of the "Knights of Genoa" and "Knights of Malta" appointed by Pope Martin Vth of the Roman Catholic Christian Church in 1506 C.E., which was continued by subsequent Pope of Rome and other religious heads of the rest of Europe, European Britain and European America.
  36. The murdering of millions upon millions of innocent Africans in a full-scale genocide, otherwise called "Jihads" or "Holy Wars," by Arab Moslems is today notoriously called "reform." And the murderers "reformers" of Africa's decadent tribalism.
  37. All of us—victims of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam.
  38. No less effective that Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini's genocide against their fellow European Christians and Jews, et al.
  39. A common "unwritten dogma," called a "gentlemen's agreement" between European, British, and European American anti-African [black] racists and religious bigots who expected to rule African people eternally. This
    conspiracy" is recently joined by the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [U.S.S.R.] and other so-called "socialist states."
  40. See Sir Edward Hertslett's The Mao of Africa by Treaty, Volumes 1–3.
  41. Created by President Woodrow Wilson of the United States of America [U.S.A.].
  42. Suggested by President Franklyn D. Roosevelt, and organized by President Harry S. Truman, both of the U.S.A.
  43. A myth created by Western European, British, and European American imperialists who stagnated the growth of the independent nations of South and Central "America," Africa, Asia, and the islands of the world. If this is true, which nations are of the "First" and "Second World"; and by what and whose "Standards"?
  44. Hebrew, Christian, and Moslem "Mythological" and "allegorical" people being forced upon all who do not accept their "beginning of the world" theosophy and theology.
  45. Both of these human fossils remains are in museums in Ethiopis and Kenya, East Africa, which is a whole lot more than could be said for any museum containing any part of "Adam" and/or "Eve."
  46. See pp. 27–30 of ben-Jochannan's The Saga of the Black Marxist vs. the Black Nationalist 1978.
  47. From this beginning the final "jig saw" puzzle created by the western colonialist powers.
  48. Edwin Terrel at the Berlin Conference and Henry Casson at the Brussels Conference.
  49. Added to this title was also "Ambassador Extraordinary."
  50. She caused to be murdered millions upon millions more Africans and Asians than did Adolf Hitler, Benito Mussolini and Kediko Kojo combined holocausts!

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