|Dr. David Imhotep, Ph.D.|
About Dr. David ImhotepDr. David Imhotep is the first person to hold a Ph.D. with a specialization in ancient African African history. He has traveled the world researching for the last 30 years, searching for relevant interesting evidence. He has appeared on television, radio, magazines and newspapers including the New York Times. His many lectures are filled with cutting-edge data and are entertaining as well. He is a dynamic intelligent and engaging person with a warm sense of humor and keen insight.
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Did Africans Discover America? Yes IndeedDr. David Imhotep presents keen insight into the ancient history of America. In this book he outlines the lost and stolen history of African people in ancient America. You will discover the long antiquity of African people in the New World and how they contributed to the rise of civilization in the West. "Most of us learned that people walked across a land bridge from northeastern Asia to Alaska about 12,000 years ago" he states. Dr. Imhotep destroys the notion that Clovis culture represents the first American civilization.
Rather than begin his story of the African in America with the slave trade, Dr. Imhotep provides details about the first civilizations in the New World, which were created by Black and African people (Blacks are indirectly from Africa. Africans are directly from Africa). We know that even though the Beringia passage between ASia and North American was blocked by ice between 110-12,000 ago, archaeological evidence indicates that anatomically modern humans were living in South American between 30-15,000 years ago. We will learn that although the ice age was a barrier to man's overland migration to the New World, there were many Blacks here even before the ice melted.
Several people of African origin entered the Americas including the San, Anu or Negrito type and the Proto-Saharan variety of Blacks. "Proto" means original or first and the Anu were the Pygmy people who now live as hunter-gatherers in Africa, yet is was they who founded the first civilization of Egypt before the rise of the first Pharaoh, as well as the first civilization in Mesopotamia.
Until recently it was believed that the first humans crossed the Bering Strait 12,000 years ago, to enter the North American continent. As stated above this view was never accepted by physical anthropologists who have found skeletal remains far older than 12,000 years ago in South America.
Today archaeologists have found sites from Argentina to Chile that range in age between 20,000 and 40,000 years old. These sites are Pedra Furada (c.45,000 B.C.) and Serra Da Capivara 50,000 years ago. The fact that the earliest dates for habitation of the American continent occur below Canada, in South America, suggest that the earliest American settlers came from Africa before the ice melted at the Bering Strait and moved northward as the ice melted. This prehistoric African presence in the New World may explain affinities between African languages and the Amerind family of languages.
The American continent was inhabited by Asian and African Blacks in very ancient times. The oldest skeletal remains found in the Americas are of blacks. Marquez observed that, "it is good to report that long ago the youthful American was also a Negro continent...and Lanning noted that, 'there is possible movement of Negritos from Ecuador into the Piura Valley, North of Chicama and Viru' in early times."