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Old 07-02-2018, 10:29 AM
 
Location: Maryland
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How broad was the use of the Vai and Bamum scripts? Did people produce any literature or records using these scripts?
No

 
Old 07-02-2018, 10:30 AM
 
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Old Ashanti House










Olde Iceland houses (Scandinavians-Vikings)



Ashanti old house is more sophisticated...



So was Vikings/Scandinavian "architecture" equal or inferior to Ashanti "architecture" ?
Well I'm Ashanti, so I'll allow this comparison.
 
Old 07-05-2018, 08:28 PM
 
Location: Holly Neighborhood, AUSTINtx
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So posting as someone who does not know much about this history what invention or idea came from this area of the world that positively impacts my life here in 21st century North America? It can be in any field but of course must not be considered obsolete today.
 
Old 07-17-2018, 06:54 AM
 
Location: Switzerland/Ticino
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Well I'm Ashanti, so I'll allow this comparison.

1000-900 Years ago Scandinavia/Viking civilization was not more advanced than any Black-western africa civilization..
 
Old 07-17-2018, 10:20 AM
 
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1000-900 Years ago Scandinavia/Viking civilization was not more advanced than any Black-western africa civilization..
I suppose if you discount sailing to North America or to the Levant maybe you'd have a point.
 
Old 07-18-2018, 04:11 AM
 
Location: Oroville, California
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Old Ashanti House










Olde Iceland houses (Scandinavians-Vikings)



Ashanti old house is more sophisticated...



So was Vikings/Scandinavian "architecture" equal or inferior to Ashanti "architecture" ?
There were sod houses in Midwest of the United States in the 1800s and early 1900s. Very primitive, but it certainly doesn't mean the people were.
 
Old 07-18-2018, 12:58 PM
 
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No

Those from the coastal strip from Cacheu to what is now Angola (to a lesser extent the area around modern Mozambique) helped massah create the plantation nations & civilizations of the Americas, elsewhere around the globe & during the 19th century, continental Africa itself. So yes, its not really up for debate that those states & societies were born of the plantation & see massah as their lord & savior.

There was those like Nkrumah who tried to steer the up & coming generations in a different direction through a strain of Marxism that felt they could set up a communist system through the existing democratic plantation. Then there were those of Cape Verde, Guineau Bissau & Mozambique that used the other options on the table (though it seems they were assisted in their Afro-Marxism by Porty Geez who in term seemed to be influenced by the Euro-commie style of Palmiro Togliatti).

Angola & Congo (the other one, not Zaire) were assisted by the Fidelistas & the Non-ALigned Socialists (like the Badawi NASSERISTS).

So yes there was a time when they decided to build a state, society & civilization outside of massah & the plantation (but that generation rejected the plantation identity politics while the current one relishes in aping the most disgusting & despicable element of massah) Atlantic plantation afrocentrics had nothing to do with it, but Marxism & other forms of revolutionary socialism did.

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