Thursday, July 18, 2013

Runoko Rashidi - African Star Over Asia & African Presence in Early Europe

Runoko Rashidi - African Star Over Asia & African Presence in Early Europe
June 18th, 2013

Dr. Rashidi's newest book, African Star Over Asia: The Black Presence in the East, has finally arrived. It is the most comprehensive single book on the subject ever produced. It is 400 pages, with more than seventy stunning photographs. It includes much of Runoko's revised essays on Asia and much work never before published.

It also includes brief essays by Wesley Muhammad on the African Presence in Arabia, Thabiti Ausukile on J.A. Rogers, Hamara Holt on the Black Presence in the Philippines, Horen Tudu on Pan-Africanism in South Asia and Paco Taylor on the Black Presence in the East, and the best of Runoko Rashidi. The book is $45.00, which includes shipping charges in the United States.

The quickest and easiest way to purchase is through Paypal to Runoko@hotmail.com or send or check or money order to: Rashidi, Box 47479, Los Angeles, CA 90047. It may also be ordered via Positive Vibes African Literature 757-523-1399 http://positivevibe.shopadtv.com



In addition to African Star Over Asia, Dr. Rashidi's book Black Star: The African Presence in Early Europe is has been reprinted, and makes a very nice companion to his other works. Like African Star Over Asia, Black Star is published by Books of Africa in London and was first published in November 2011.

It is 189 pages, beautifully illustrated and contains a Preface by Robin Walker and and a Foreword by Charles S. Finch, M.D. It is perhaps the most powerful current statement on the history of the African presence in early Europe. The book is $35.00, which includes shipping charges in the United States. The quickest and easiest way to purchase is through Paypal to Runoko@hotmail.com or send or check or money order to: Rashidi, Box 47479, Los Angeles, CA 90047. It may also be ordered via Positive Vibes African Literature 757-523-1399 http://positivevibe.shopadtv.com
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The African Presence in Early Europe: http://youtu.be/EraCq2FYbH8
The Global African Presence: http://youtu.be/o50PEcbFkAA

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