This book is one of a series of basic introductions to the amazing narratives of powerful African personalities from every part of the globe. Given to young people to open their minds and hearts to what Africans have achieved in the past and what can be accomplished in the future this book will change lives.
Written with extraordinary care to the historical record and the proper portrayal of victorious consciousness, the book, African Foundations, is used to educate and elevate thinking about African history and culture.
This book is mainly made up of biographies of significant African figures, drawn from the entire African world, and spreading over a long period of time, as it is important for children to have a full understanding of the scope of the African presence in the world.
Each biography includes a descriptive narrative, followed by four sections: vocabulary, reading comprehension, writing, and activities. Students will not only acquire knowledge about African culture, history, and geography, but will also enlarge their vocabulary, sharpen their critical skills, and engage in creative activities. An answer key and a glossary are also included. What makes this book unique is that it is designed around the centrality of the African experience, and systematically highlights African agency, that is, the expression of the African will and resiliency in the world throughout history.
This book was conceived and written for African children, it is dedicated to them.