Everyday Black History – The Olmecs

Because I skipped yesterday, there will be two Black History facts today. So, look for the second one tonight.

Do you remember learning about the Olmecs in World History? Did itcrossyourmind that theymayhave been Black? Well, prepare to have your mind blown!

Urban Intellectuals added the Olmecs to Volume 1 of the Black History Flash Cards. They were the first great Mesoamerican civilization. Mesoamerica is present day Central America.

They were believed to be of African ancestry by African scholars and are heralded as one of the foundations of the book of Ivan Van Sertima entitled “They Came Before Columbus. The distinctly African features of a broad nose and thick lips led many to these conclusions.

Visit my affiliate website and purchase volumes one and two to learn more about the Olmecs and so many more. Click here Urban Intellectuals to be redirected to the site.

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