Wonderful Ethiopians Of The Ancient Cushite Empire, Book 1
by Drusilla Dunjee Houston
Publication Date: Jun 01, 1985
List Price: $14.95 (store prices may vary)
Page Count: 280
Imprint: Black Classic Press
Publisher: Black Classic Press
Parent Company: Black Classic Press
“Originally published in 1926, Houston’s masterwork is more relevant today than ever before!” —Troy Johnson, AALBC.com’s Founder
Houston describes the origin of civilization and establishes links among the ancient Black populations of Arabia, Persia, Babylonia, and India. In each case, she concludes that the Blacks who inhabited these areas were all culturally related.
“Uninformed men make unsafe leaders. that is the primal cause for so many errors of judgment in state and national councils. We look upon them not as statesmen but as promoters of petty politics, for out of their deliberations spring no alleviation of the woes of the world. It is from this lack of understanding in leadership that the world suffers most today. We could discriminate between the true and false in our civilization, if we knew more about primitive culture. The way by which the first man climbed must ever be the human way. Racial prejudices are the greatest menace to world progress. Classes clash because the wealth of the world concentrates more and more in the hands of a few. The tragedy of human misery increases, the increase of defectives, the growing artificiality of modern living, compels us to seek and blazen forth the knowledge of the true origin of culture and the fundamental principles that through the ages have been the basis of true progress. Only by this wisdom shall we know how to lift human life today.”
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