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Robin Walker, was born in London.
In 1996 Robin Walker co-edited the first of a series of seminal lifestyle surveys. The Black Community Report 1996 was commissioned by Amenta Marketing and published in the UK. A year later, the Black Child Report 1997 appeared, again co-edited for Amenta Marketing. Also in 1997, he edited The Alarm Journal.
In 1999 he wrote Classical Splendour: Roots of Black History published in the UK by Bogle L'Ouverture Publications. In the same year, he co-authored The West African Empire of Songhai, a textbook that is used by many schools across the country. In 2000 he co-authored Sword, Seal, and Koran, a study on the Songhai Empire of West Africa.
For the People Science Intelligence Unit, he was sole editor of the Black Community Report 2000, the Black Child Report 2001, and the incomparable Asian Community Report 2001. In 2005 he wrote the script for the independent documentary History Report: In Search of African Splendour.
In 2006 he wrote When We Ruled. This work is a historical synthesis on the history of Africa and its people. It has established Walker as an authority on the topic in the English-speaking world. In 2008 he wrote Before The Slave Trade which developed some of the themes in When We Ruled.